Viktor Yushchenko and onetime political ally Yulia Tymoshenko sing the Ukrainian national anthem in Kiev's central Independence Square in November 2004, during protests that became known as the Orange Revolution and that led ultimately to Yushchenko's election.
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Pope Benedict XVI, shown here on Dec. 31 at the Vatican's St. Peter's Basilica, is scheduled to visit Rome's main synagogue this weekend. Recent moves by the pontiff have raised tensions with Jews — in particular Roman Jews, who suffered amid Pope Pius XII's silence during World War II. Pope Benedict has put his wartime predecessor on the track to sainthood.
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