Photos of the Week: Feb. 6, 2023

Dancers perform during the entrance procession as Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the John Garang Mausoleum in Juba, South Sudan, Feb. 5, 2023. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
People wait for Pope Francis’ arrival before a meeting with bishops, priests, religious and seminarians in St. Theresa Cathedral in Juba, South Sudan, Feb. 4, 2023. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
A man has his throat blessed by Father Abraham Thannickal following a Mass celebrated Feb. 3, 2023, in observance of the feast of St. Blaise at St. Patrick Church in Smithtown, N.Y. The blessing invokes the intercession of the fourth-century Armenian bishop and martyr credited with saving the life of a boy who was choking on a fish bone. (OSV News photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Pope Francis greets people as he arrives for a meeting with the Congolese bishops at the bishops’ conference offices in Kinshasa, Congo, Feb. 3, 2023. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
People wait for Pope Francis’ arrival for a meeting with young people and catechists in Martyrs’ Stadium in Kinshasa, Congo, Feb. 2, 2023. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Pope Francis caresses the cheek of a woman whose hand was amputated in the violence that continues to plague the eastern part of Congo. The pope met victims of violence Feb. 1, 2023, at the apostolic nunciature in Kinshasa. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
The crowd arrives for the funeral Mass of Australian Cardinal George Pell at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney Feb. 2, 2023. Cardinal Pell, former prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy, died Jan. 10 in Rome at the age of 81. (OSV News photo/Giovanni Portelli, The Catholic Weekly)

Author: Catholic News Service

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