Photos of the Week: Aug. 23, 2021

A baby is handed over to a U.S. Army soldier over the perimeter wall of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2021. (CNS photo/Omar Haidari, social media via Reuters)
The hearse carrying the body of Officer Ella French passes by Leo High School in Chicago Aug. 19, 2021. Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago was the main celebrant for French’s funeral at the St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel earlier that day. The officer was killed in the line of duty Aug. 7. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)
Pope Francis plays foosball after leading his general audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI hall Aug. 18, 2021. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Men carry a mattress from the site of a collapsed hotel in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 16, 2021, following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake two days earlier. (CNS photo/Ricardo Arduengo, Reuters)
Father Jorge Luis MartÌnez Chávez prays before a monstrance as he celebrates Mass Aug. 16, 2021, in Coalcomán, Mexico, where drug cartels have damaged local highways in their battles for territory. (CNS photo/courtesy Father Andres Larios)
Cardinal John Dew of Wellington, New Zealand, prays before Damien Walker’s artwork “E Hata Maria, e ta matua wahine o te Atua (Holy Mary, Mother of God)” during Mass at St. Mary of the Angels church in Wellington Aug. 15, 2021. During the Mass, New Zealand bishops renewed the dedication of their country to Mary, Mother of God, Assumed into Heaven. (CNS photo/David McLoughlin, New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference)
Chalk art of Mary greets worshippers Aug. 14, 2021, for vespers on the eve of the feast of the Assumption at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review)

Author: Catholic News Service

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