Photos of the Week: Jan. 17, 2022

Pope Francis holds a record under his arm as he leaves the Stereo Sound record shop in Rome Jan. 11, 2022. The pope made a surprise visit to the music store he used to go to as a cardinal, receiving a record of classical music as a gift from the thrilled shop owner. (CNS photo/Javier Martinez-Brocal, Rome Reports)
Students wearing protective masks wait in line to enter class at a refugee camp in Kyegegwa, Uganda, Jan. 11, 2022, after schools reopened following a nearly two-year lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Esther Ruth Mbabazi, Reuters)
Emergency personnel from the New York City Fire Department provide medical aid as they respond to an apartment building fire in the Bronx borough of New York City Jan. 9, 2022. Pope Francis sent his condolences to families of the 17 people killed in the fire. (CNS photo/Lloyd Mitchell, Reuters)
Father Vladyslav Budash of Resurrection Byzantine Catholic Church in Smithtown, N.Y., tosses an ice cross into the Nissequogue River during a “Blessing of the Waters” ceremony celebrated at the confluence of the Nissequogue and the Long Island Sound in Kings Park, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2022. The service was held three days after the feast of the Theophany, a holy day observed by Eastern churches that commemorates the revelation of the Holy Trinity through Christ’s baptism in the Jordan River. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Myanmar refugees, who have fled a flare-up in fighting between the Myanmar army and insurgent groups, are pictured at a makeshift encampment along the Moei River on the Thai-Myanmar border, in Mae Sot, Thailand, Jan. 7, 2022. Myanmar Archbishop Marco Tin Win of Mandalay has called for prayers for peace every Saturday as well as the first Sunday of every month. (CNS photo/Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters)
Father Michael Champagne, a priest of the Community of Jesus Crucified, poses for a photo inside the “Friar Truck” in St. Martinville, La., Jan. 7, 2022. The antique truck outfitted with a pulpit advertises an annual 100-hour, nonstop public Bible reading taking place in St. Martinville Jan. 19-23. The final day of the event is Word of God Sunday. (CNS photo/courtesy Father Michael Champagne)
A member of the Ukrainian armed forces loads his weapon at combat positions near the line of separation from Russian-backed rebels outside Popasna, Ukraine, Jan. 6, 2022. The U.S. and its allies, including Ukraine, are worried that Russia could invade its neighbor again, as it did in 2014 when Vladimir Putin’s forces seized the Crimean Peninsula. (CNS photo/Maksim Levin, Reuters)
Archbishop Jean Mbarga of Yaoundé, Cameroon, prays over a soccer trophy during an interreligious service at Mary, Queen of the Apostles Basilica in Yaoundé Jan. 5, 2022. Archbishop Mbarga and another bishop say they are hopeful the Africa Cup of Nations, or Afcon games, could help to heal the wounds of a divided nation. (CNS photo/Ngala Killian Chimtom)

Author: Catholic News Service

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