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A general view of a Neapolitan pizza made to break the world record for the longest pizza ever made, by making it a two kilometres margherita (16 inch wide) pizza stretching along the city waterfront, in Naples
A bishop takes a photo of Pope Francis during the opening session of the CEI, Italian Episcopal Conference, at the Vatican on Monday
A member of the Gruppo Storico Romano (Roman Historical Group) dressed as a gladiator stands at Circus Maximus as they mark the 2769th anniversary of the founding of Rome, Italy
Migrants ask for help as they are approached by the SOS Mediterranee’s ship Aquarius, off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa.
Pope Francis wears a helmet as he jokes with French firemen of Paris (Pompiers de Paris) at the end of his weekly general audience at the Vatican
Pope Francis celebrates a Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. During the Mass the Pontiff blesses a token amount of oil that will be used to administer the sacraments for the year
UCI World Track Cycling Championships, London, Italy compete in the men’s team pursuit qualifying round.
Worker inspects wheel of Parmesan cheese at storehouse shelf 4 Madonne Caseificio dell’Emilia dairy cooperative in Modena, Italy
Costumed revellers in protective helmets throw oranges during Carnival in the northern Italian Piedmont town of Ivrea, Italy
A Swiss Guard is assisted after falling during Pope Francis’ weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Wednesday
A Swiss guard helps a colleague to adjust his helmet at St Peter’s square before the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy in the Vatican
Italy‘s Mount Etna, Europe’s tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of Sicily
Pope Francis prays during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday
Italian workers of tyre manufacturer Michelin hold flags during a demonstration in Cuneo, northern Italy, on Friday as part of a protest against plans to close three production sites in Europe within three years, shedding 1,500 jobs
A woman practices Tai-Chi in front of the Sforzesco Castle at the Sempione park in Milan, Italy
Fog partially covers the Cupola of St. Peter’s Basilica, fronted by a statue of Jesus, prior to the arrival of Pope Francis for his weekly general audience in Italy
A model presents a creation from the Blumarine’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Italy
Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. of Spain goes off the track at the parabolic turn during the first free practice at the Monza racetrack, in Monza, Italy on Friday