Photos of the Week: Feb. 15, 2021

People the Chinatown area of New York City gather for the 22nd New York City Lunar New Year celebration Feb. 12, 2021, amid the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Carlo Allegri, Reuters)
A volunteer hands out food to students during a distribution in Paris organized by Linkee, a solidarity solution to food wastage, Feb. 11, 2021. Every Monday and Thursday, 2.5 tons of unsold food is given to students who flock from all over Paris to collect packages. Students in France and worldwide are facing hard times during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Benoit Tessier, Reuters)
A float depicting St. John Paul II is seen in Viareggio, Italy, Feb. 11, 2021. Viareggio is famous for its pre-Lenten carnival, which this year was postponed until September due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Massimo Pinca, Reuters)
Colombian Bishop Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya of Buenaventura rides atop a firetruck during a protest against growing drug violence Feb. 10, 2021. The bishop boarded the firetruck to spray the town’s main street with holy water and help it to “cleanse it” of evil. (CNS photo/courtesy Diocese of Buenaventura)
A woman participates in a protest against Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele at the National Congress in San Salvador Feb. 9, 2021. The message on the helmet reads: “No to violence.” El Salvador’s bishops called on citizens to show the best Salvadoran society is known for — faith, hard work and solidarity — not the rancor and violence on display during the last days of one of the most contentious political campaign periods in the country’s recent history. (CNS photo/Jose Cabezas, Reuters)
A man prays during the funeral Mass for five members of the Espinosa family, four young girls and their mother, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines, Ill., Feb. 9, 2021. The mother and four girls died in a house fire Jan. 27. The flowers were sent by the Des Plaines Fire Department. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)
The sculpture called “Angels Unawares” is installed at Bayfront Park in Miami Feb 9, 2021. The life-size sculpture, which depicts a group of migrants and refugees crowded on a boat, is a replica of the original one Pope Francis unveiled in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican during the 2019 World Day of Migrants and Refugees. (CNS photo/Tom Tracy)
Coadjutor Bishop Louis Tylka of Peoria, Ill., applauds as a city traffic operations worker unveils a newly erected sign Feb. 4, 2021, designating Madison Avenue outside of St. Mary’s Cathedral as “Honorary Bishop Fulton Sheen Ave.” Archbishop Sheen, a candidate for sainthood, was a famed media evangelist, mission promoter and author who is buried at the cathedral. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

Author: Catholic News Service

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

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