Photos of the week April 5, 2024

Photos featured this week include Easter celebrations around the world, as well as the “Do Not Be Afraid: March and Vigil for Human Dignity” in Texas and more.

Police officers attend the funeral of New York City police officer Jonathan Diller at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Massapequa Park, N.Y., March 30, 2024. Diller, 31, a three-year veteran of the NYPD on the specialized Community Response Team was shot and killed March 25 during traffic stop. He leaves behind his wife, Stephenie, 29, and son Ryan, age 1. (OSV News photo/Eduardo Munoz, Reuters)


Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso, Texas, leads the community in prayer at the march “Do Not Be Afraid: March and Vigil for Human Dignity” before hundreds process toward Sacred Heart Church in El Paso for a prayer vigil for the respect of migrants’ rights on March 21, 2024. (OSV News photo/courtesy of Hope Border Institute, Diego Adame)


People raise their palm fronds for blessings during a Palm Sunday Mass March 24, 2024, in Managua, Nicaragua. (OSV News photo/Maynor Valenzuela, Reuters)


Members of the World Central Kitchen prepare food for Palestinians in the location given as Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in this picture released on March 21, 2024 and obtained from social media. An April 1 Israeli airstrike killed seven aid workers from the nongovernmental organization, including foreign aid workers, leading the charity April 2 to suspend delivery of vital food aid to Gaza. A Palestinian inspects near a vehicle where employees from the World Central Kitchen were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Deir Al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, April 2, 2024. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu April 2 called the event “a tragic incident.” (OSV News photo/courtesy of @chefjoseandres via X via Reuters)


Children attend the Easter Vigil at the St. Joanes Legio Maria of the African Church Mission within Fort Jesus in Kibera district of Nairobi, Kenya, March 30, 2024. (OSV News photo/Monicah Mwangi, Reuters)


Pope Francis delivers his Easter blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican March 31, 2024. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)


Palestinian Catholics from St. Savior’s Parish carry a cross into the Church of the Holy Sepulcher on Good Friday in the Old City of Jerusalem, March 29, 2024. (OSV News photo/Debbie Hill)

Author: OSV News

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