LensWeek in Photos: March 16, 2013The Daily Beast03.16.13LensWeek in Photos: March 16, 2013From Catholics awaiting Pope Francis to Harry Styles posing for his Tussauds wax figure and Syrian children marking the revolution’s second anniversary, see the week’s most striking images.The Daily Beast03.16.13 8:45 AM ETJeff J Mitchell/GettyVatican CityFrom Catholics awaiting Pope Francis to Harry Styles posing for his Tussauds wax figure and Syrian children marking the revolution’s second anniversary, see the week’s most striking images. March 13, 2013 Pilgrims gather in St Peter's Square on Day 2 of the conclave. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was later elected as the 266th pontiff and will lead the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. Rajanish Kakade/APMaharashtra, IndiaMarch 11, 2013 Devotees throw turmeric powder as an offering to the shepherd god Khandoba on Somavati Amavasya at the Jejuri temple in the Pune district. Somavati Amavasya is the day when a New Moon falls on a Monday. Pool photo by Jason ReedJalalabad, AfghanistanMarch 9, 2013 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel steps off a C-130 aircraft after visiting with members of the 101st Airborne Division. Hagel was on his first official trip since being sworn in as President Obama’s defense secretary. Jerome Delay/APNairobi, KenyaMarch 9, 2013 Supporters of Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta celebrate what they perceive is an election win for him. Kenya’s election commission posted complete results early last Saturday showing that Kenyatta prevailed in the country’s presidential elections by the slimmest of margins, winning 50.03 percent of the vote. The Asahi Shimbun via GettyIwaki, Fukushima, JapanMarch 10, 2013 A walking rally tours tsunami-stricken areas. On March 11, Japan commemorated the second anniversary of the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, which claimed more than 18,000 lives. Gerald Herbert/APLafourche Parish, LouisanaMarch 13, 2013 A fire burns after a tugboat and barge hit a gas pipeline in Perot Bay, about 30 miles south of New Orleans. Coast Guard Cmdr. Russ Bowen said it appears the barge is intact and none of its cargo of crude oil was leaking, though there were patches of oily sheen in the area. The Coast Guard was investigating whether those sheens were related to the accident. Amr Nabil/APCairo, EgyptMarch 9, 2013 Egyptian soccer fans of the Al-Ahly club celebrate in front of their club after an Egyptian court confirmed death sentences against 21 people for their role in a deadly 2012 soccer riot that killed more than 70 people in the city of Port Said. Manish Swarup/APNew Delhi, IndiaMarch 11, 2013 The mother of Ram Singh, the man accused of driving the bus on which a 23-year-old student was gang-raped in December 2012, cries as she speaks to journalists outside the family’s home. Indian police confirmed that Singh, one of the men on trial for his alleged involvement in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus, committed suicide in an Indian jail, but his lawyer and family allege he was killed. Adam Pretty/GettyKashiwa, JapanMarch 13, 2013 Leandro Domingues of Kashiwa Reysol celebrates scoring his second goal during the AFC Champions League Group H match between Kashiwa Reysol and Central Coast Mariners at Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium. Oli Scarff/GettyLondonMarch 14, 2013 Meat is displayed for sale on a butcher’s stall in Smithfield Market. Officially named the London Central Markets, Smithfield has been the site of a livestock market since the 12th century. Its Victorian buildings, in the City of London, were designed by Sir Horace Jones, the City architect, and were completed in the 1860s. Developers have recently proposed a $242 million refurbishment of the derelict western end of Smithfield Market into an artisan food center known as Smithfield Quarter. Dan Kitwood/GettyVatican CityMarch 12, 2013 Nuns from the Instituto Serve del Signore, E Della Vergine Di Matara sing hymns under the colonnade in St. Peter’s Square. Pope Benedict XVI’s successor was being chosen by the College of Cardinals in Conclave in the Sistine Chapel. The 115 cardinal electors, meeting in strict secrecy, needed to reach a two-thirds-plus-one vote majority to elect the 266th pontiff. Raad Adayleh/APAmman, JordanMarch 14, 2013 Syrian children living in Amman participate in a candlelit vigil to mark the second anniversary of the Syrian revolution at the Citadel. Hani Mohammed/APSanaa, YemenMarch 10, 2013 Yemeni men perform a traditional dance known as bar’a in the old city. Bar’a is an ancient Yemeni dance that was a sign of tribal identity and power. Photo by Madame Tussauds via GettyLondonMarch 11, 2013 Harry Styles of One Direction poses with calipers during a figure sitting where he is measured for a wax-figure creation. Madame Tussauds has announced that the world-famous wax attraction will immortalize the band by creating an individual wax figure of each member. The figures are being created in full cooperation with the band and will be part of a traveling exhibit that will launch in London on April 18 before traveling to New York, July 19–Oct. 11, and Sydney, Oct. 24–Jan. 28. Mark Nolan/GettySydney, AustraliaMarch 9, 2013 Kerrie Perkins of the ACT competes in the women’s long jump during the Sydney Track Classic at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.