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A priest gives holy communion to a nun during mass at a church Holy... News PhotoAsh Wednesday,Calendar,Church,Communion,Cultures,Easter,Giving,Horizontal,Jerusalem,Launch Event,Nun,Old Town,Priest,ReligionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA priest gives holy communion to a nun during mass at a church Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City to mark Ash Wednesday, which launches the traditional period of penitence ahead of Easter in the Christian calendar, on February 13, 2013. The Catholic Church faced a tricky transition on Tuesday as it prepared to elect a new pope, with many faithful still reeling from the shock resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)