Photos of the Week: Aug. 16, 2021

Firefighters try to contain a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia Aug. 10, 2021. Greece is facing a “natural disaster of unprecedented proportions,” as nearly 600 wildfires burn in “all corners” of the country, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. (CNS photo/Stelios Misinas, Reuters)
Internally displaced families from northern provinces of Afghanistan, who fled from their homes due the fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces, take shelter at a public park in Kabul Aug. 10, 2021. (CNS photo/Reuters)
People cross the U.S. border into Canada from Blaine, Wash., near a flag made of flowers Aug. 9, 2021, after Canada opened the border to Americans who have proof of vaccination and a negative result of a COVID-19 test. (CNS photo/David Ryder, Reuters)
Sunisa “Suni” Lee waves to fans during a parade in St. Paul, Minn., Aug 8, 2021. Lee took home three medals for the United States — one bronze, one silver and one gold — in gymnastics during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (CNS photo/David Berding, USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)
A man carries an image of St. Cajetan, the patron saint of labor and bread, during feast day celebrations for the saint Aug. 7, 2021, outside St. Cayetano Church in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (CNS photo/Agustin Marcarian, Reuters)
Father James Kastigar is the main celebrant of a street Mass in Chicago July 22, 2021. St. Agnes of Bohemia Catholic Church in Chicago held several street Masses in June and July in an effort to bring the Gospel message of peace and hope to city neighborhoods and pray for an end to the violence that has plagued the streets of Chicago in 2021. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)

Author: Catholic News Service

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

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