Photos of the Week: Dec. 5, 2022

Ratzinger prize winner Joseph H. H. Weiler, left, a professor of law at New York University School of Law, talks with retired Pope Benedict XVI at the Mater Ecclesia monastery at the Vatican Dec. 1, 2022. Looking on are Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, president of the foundation, and the pope’s private secretary, Archbishop Georg G‰nswein. The visit also included Ratzinger prize winner Jesuit Father Michel Fédou, professor of dogmatic theology and patristics at the Centre Sèvres of Paris. The Ratzinger Prize, a sort of “Nobel Prize in Theology,” honors two scholars each year. (CNS photo/courtesy Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation)
Pope Francis watches as a group of five Kenyan acrobats perform as the Black Blues Brothers during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Nov. 30, 2022. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
The eruption of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is seen from Waikoloa Village Nov. 28, 2022, in this picture obtained from social media. The world’s largest active volcano was erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years. (CNS photo/Twitter @pfranci2 via Reuters)
Christopher Trott, the British ambassador to the Holy See, right, and Chiara Porro, Australian ambassador to the Holy See, and others hold a banner calling for the prevention of sexual violence as a weapon of war as they pose for a photo in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Nov. 27, 2022. (CNS photo courtesy of the British Embassy to the Holy See)
A woman in Kyiv, Ukraine, holds a candle and ears of wheat as she visits a monument to Holodomor victims Nov. 26, 2022, during a commemoration ceremony of the famine of 1932-33 in which millions died of hunger. (CNS photo/Valentyn Ogirenko, Reuters)
Gospel choir members Dr. Francine Hawkins and Ann Raley sing during Mass at St. Peter Claver Church in St. Inigoes, Md., Nov. 26, 2022. Later that day Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory blessed a memorial marker in the parish’s cemetery honoring the unknown enslaved people buried there. (CNS photo/Ashley Barnas, Catholic Standard)

Author: Catholic News Service

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