Photos of the Week: Jan. 24-31, 2021

March for Life participants walk past St. Joseph’s on Capitol Hill Church on their way to the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington Jan. 29, 2021, amid the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
A full moon rises over Dajti Mountain in Tirana, Albania, Jan. 28, 2021. (CNS photo/Florion Goga, Reuters)
A child places his nasal swab in a vial for pool testing to help prevent the spread COVID-19 in the classroom at South Boston Catholic Academy Jan. 28, 2021. National Catholic Schools Week is Jan. 31-Feb. 6. (CNS photo/Allison Dinner, Reuters)
Rabbi Shaul Nekrich takes part in a ceremony to complete the historic Sulzbach Torah Scroll from 1792 on the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi Germany’s Auschwitz death camp, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Berlin Jan. 27, 2021. The scroll was rediscovered in 2013 and just restored. (CNS photo/Odd Andersen, pool via Reuters)
Denis McDonough speaks during a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington Jan. 27, 2021, about his nomination for secretary of Veterans Affairs. McDonough received a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University in Collegeville. While a student, he played defensive back for the Johnnies under Coach John Gagliardi. He later served as President Obama’s chief of staff during his second term. (CNS photo/Sarah Silbiger, Pool via Reuters)
Relatives of Yeni Suryani, a 65-year-old woman who died after contracting COVID-19, pray after her burial at a cemetery in Bogor, Indonesia, Jan. 26, 2021. (CNS photo/Willy Kurniawan, Reuters)
Anglican Archbishop Ian Ernest, director of the Anglican Centre in Rome, Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, and Romanian Orthodox Bishop Atanasie Rusnac, vicar for the Diocese of Italy, pray at the tomb of St. Paul during vespers to close the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome Jan. 25, 2021. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Demonstrators gather near burning tires during a protest in Tripoli, Lebanon, Jan. 25, 2021, against the lockdown and worsening economic conditions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, criticized his country’s politicians over their failure to form a new government as Lebanon veers closer to collapse. (CNS photot/Walid Saleh, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

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

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