Photos of the Week: April 26, 2021

Patients suffering from COVID-19 in New Delhi wait to get admitted outside the casualty ward at Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital April 23, 2021. The entire country faces a huge shortage of oxygen to support pandemic-hit patients. On April 25, there were 349,691 new coronavirus cases reported along with 2,767 deaths, according to ABC News. (CNS photo/Danish Siddiqui, Reuters)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., is launched carrying four astronauts on a NASA commercial crew mission April 23, 2021. (CNS photo/Thom Baur, Reuters)
A man wearing a protective mask with an image of St. George prays during celebrations on the saint’s feast day in Rio de Janeiro April 23, 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Popular devotion to St. George is strong in Rio, where the feast is a holiday. (CNS photo/Ricardo Moraes, Reuters)
Pope Francis visits people who came to the Vatican for the second dose of their COVID-19 vaccinations in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican April 23, 2021. The Vatican press office said those present sang their best wishes to the pope to mark his name day, the April 23 feast of St. George. The pope was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Young Colombian environmentalist Francisco, founder of the “Guardians of Life” environmental group, plants a tree in Villeta April 21, 2021, with a fellow activist to mark Earth Day. Earth Day, observed April 22 every year, marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. (CNS photo/Nathalia Angarita, Reuters)
A female recruit from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego participates in crucible training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 21, 2021. Her platoon was the first to have women Marines trained there. (CNS photo/Mike Blake, Reuters)
A person in Denver is seen at a George Floyd mural April 20, 2021, after jurors issued their verdict convicting former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Floyd. (CNS photo/Kevin Mohatt, Reuters)
Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella, a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, N.Y., waves as relatives and friends gather outside the window of her East Williston, N.Y., apartment to celebrate her 108th birthday April 20, 2021. Also pictured is Sister Francis Daniel Kammer, a fellow Amityville Dominican. According to searchable public data, Sister Piscatella is the second-oldest living religious sister in the U.S. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Author: Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service is the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ news and information service.

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