See 8 World Events In 15 Seconds

See 8 World Events In 15 Seconds

Via PBS News Hour:

The year 2013 had many defining moments. The Roman Catholic Church ushered in a new pope, the number of Syrian refugees crossed the 2 million mark, and the Philippines endured the thrashing of a super typhoon.

Which world event — including those we didn’t highlight here — had the biggest impact on you? Tell us below in the comments section.

‘We have a pope’

Pope Francis held a peace vigil for Syria at St. Peter’s Square in Rome in September. Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images

It took cardinals only two days of meeting in the Vatican to determine the successor of retiring Pope Benedic...

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