Photos of the Week: April 24, 2023

Students at the newly established School of Fine Arts and Traditional Trades of the Fabbrica di San Pietro watch one of the artisans at St. Peter’s Basilica work on a wall at the Vatican March 30, 2023. The six-month program is dedicated to encouraging young people to practice traditional crafts and skills that risk dying out. (CNS photo/courtesy of Fabbrica di San Pietro)


Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, N.Y., looks at a birthday cake while celebrating her 110th birthday at the Dominicans’ motherhouse in Amityville April 20, 2023. The supercentenarian is the oldest nun in the United States and is believed to be the second oldest religious in the world. Also pictured is Sister Piscatella’s primary caregiver, Dominican Sister Francis Daniel Kammer, 83. The two nuns share a condominium apartment on Long Island. (OSV News photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)


Kimber Hendrickson, owner of the Scissortail Silos event center in Cole, Okla., surveys the destroyed venue April 20, 2023, following a tornado. Strong storms with tornadoes and hail killed at least three people in the central U.S. and injuredi others, destroyed homes and left thousands without power. (OSV News photo/Nick Oxford, Reuters)


People fleeing clashes between the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and the army gather at the bus station in Khartoum, Sudan, April 19, 2023. (OSV News photo/El-Tayeb Siddig, Reuters)


During an audience at the Vatican April 20, 2023, Andy Burnham, mayor of Greater Manchester, presents Pope Francis with a jersey signed by Lisandro Martínez, an Argentine professional soccer player who plays primarily for Premier League club Manchester United and Argentina’s national team. Burnham was part of an interfaith delegation from Manchester meeting the pope to pledge their commitment to tackling climate change. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)


Jim Coleman portrays Father Augustus Tolton in a national traveling theater production of “Tolton: From Slave to Priest.” Father Tolton, born into slavery, was the first recognized Black American ordained to the priesthood and is a candidate for sainthood. (OSV News photo/courtesy St. Luke Productions via Catholic Review)


Pope Francis, riding in the popemobile, greets a child before his weekly general audience April 19, 2023, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)


ValLimar Jansen performs as the late Sister Thea Bowman in a musical telling the story of her life. Sister Bowman, a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration and noted educator and evangelist, who was a prophetic witness to the Black American Catholic experience and worked to break down racial and cultural barriers. She is one of six African American Catholics who are candidates for sainthood. (OSV News photo/courtesy of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration)


Auxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem Jamal Daibes, who is also the Latin patriarchal vicar for Jordan, blesses worshippers as he concelebrates Easter Mass in the Jordanian capital Amman, April 16, 2023. (OSV News photo/courtesy Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Amman)

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