Moving Image: Our Week In Photos (February 9-15)

02/16/2013 09:22 am ET

Welcome to "Moving Image," our slideshow of the best photos of the week from around the world.

The following photographs tell the story of the most compelling events this week, capturing happenstance moments and monumental occurrences with a single click. The images that stopped us in our tracks the past few days ranged from brightly-colored Chinese divers celebrating the new year to a single bolt of lightning dramatically striking St. Peter's dome in Vatican City.

Let us know your favorite photos in the comments section and check back next week to see new images.

MOVING IMAGE (Feb. 9 - Feb. 15)

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