Photos of the week Feb. 23, 2024

Photos featured this week include a cow in St. Peter’s Square, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez at a Religious Education Congress and a vigil in memory of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Attendees take a selfie with Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez Feb. 16, 2024, during the 68th Los Angeles Religious Education Congress at the Anaheim Convention Center. (OSV News photo/courtesy Archdiocese of Los Angeles)


Clergymen hold a service in Mexico City Feb.19, 2024, during the 18th anniversary of the explosion at Grupo Mexico’s Pasta de Conchos coal mine. The explosion left 65 miners dead. (OSV News photo/Raquel Cunha, Reuters)


Women hold candles as they attend a vigil in memory of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny at the Campidoglio (Capitoline Hill) in Rome Feb. 19, 2024. (OSV News photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters)


Farmers bring a cow, named Ercolina II, to St. Peter’s Square for the recitation of the Angelus prayer at the Vatican Feb. 18, 2024. A man holds up a sign of a black and white image of the first Ercolina who was the mascot of dairy farmers who protested limits imposed by the European Union on milk production in 1997. Pope Francis greeted the Italian agricultural and livestock farmers, who had come to the square seeking his blessing as they joined farmers across Europe demonstrating about rising costs, falling incomes and the impact of European Union regulations aimed at mitigating climate change. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)


Sister Blanka Jelicic, left, a Croatian-Slavonian music teacher and a Sister of Mercy of St. Vincent de Paul, with her Muslim friend and colleague in interfaith cooperation, Šejla Mujic Kevric, are pictured in an undated photo in the city of Livno, Bosnia-Herzegovina. (OSV News photo/Chris Herlinger, Global Sisters Report)

Author: Dianne Towalski

Dianne Towalski is a multimedia reporter for The Central Minnesota Catholic Magazine.

Leave a Reply