Photos of the Week: April 11, 2023

Pope Francis reads his Easter message before imparting his blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica April 9, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Father Brady Keller proceeds up the center aisle for the sprinkling rite during Easter Sunday Mass April 9 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. (Photo by Dianne Towalski / The Central Minnesota Catholic)
A monk takes a photo of the daffodils and thousands of other flowers donated by growers in the Netherlands to decorate St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican for Easter morning Mass with Pope Francis April 9, 2023. (CNS photo/Chris Warde-Jones)
Pope Francis baptizes Auriea Harvey, a woman from the United States, during the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican April 8, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Men carry a large wooden cross during a Good Friday procession on the Via Dolorosa, “The Way of Sorrow,” the path believed to be taken by Jesus to his crucifixion, in Jerusalem’s Old City April 7, 2023. (OSV News photo/Ammar Awad, Reuters)
A refugee from Syria takes the cross as his wife and child look on during the Good Friday Way of the Cross service at Rome’s Colosseum April 7, 2023. Pope Francis did not attend the event because of the cold, the Vatican said. (CNS photo/Chris Warde-Jones)
A worshipper carries a cross during the Good Friday procession in Pirapora do Bom Jesus, Brazil, April 7, 2023. (OSV News photo/Carla Carniel, Reuters)
A Canadian volunteer at the Casa del Migrante shelter for migrants washes the feet of a young boy from El Salvador during the washing of the feet on Holy Thursday, April 6, 2023. Twelve migrants staying at the shelter run by the Scalabrinians, had their feet washed and represented the disciples whose feet Jesus Christ washed as an example to his followers. (OSV News photo/David Maung)
Community members form a prayer circle around the Shipley family who lost five family members in a tornado that swept through Glenallen, Mo., before dawn April 5, 2023. (OSV News photo/Cheney Orr)
Catholics carry a statue of Jesus Nazareno during a procession known as “Jesus Nazareno of the Ribbons,” where people tie ribbons to the statue to symbolize promises they make to Christ, during Holy Week celebrations in Cartago, Costa Rica, April 5, 2023. (OSV News photo/Mayela Lopez, Reuters)
Serena Subania hugs Pope Francis while her husband, Matteo Rugghia, mourns after they lost their five-year-old child Angelica yesterday at the Gemelli Hospital, as the Pope leaves Rome’s Gemelli hospital April 1, 2023. The 86-year-old pope had been hospitalized since March 29 for treatment of bronchitis. (OSV NEWS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters)

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