Photos of the day March 31, 2013
The Associated Press
Published: March 31, 2013 05:40PM
Updated: March 31, 2013 05:40PM
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Pope Francis kisses a baby after celebrating his first Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, March 31, 2013. Pope Francis celebrated his first Easter Sunday Mass as pontiff in St. Peter's Square, packed by joyous pilgrims, tourists and Romans and bedecked by spring flowers. Wearing cream-colored vestments, Francis strode onto the esplanade in front of St. Peter's Basilica and took his place at an altar set up under a white canopy. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

A collection of the best photos from around the world updated throughout the day March 31, 2013.