Photos of the Week: March 1, 2021

Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, presents Lenten meditations for members of the Roman Curia and Vatican employees in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican Feb. 26, 2021. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Activists protest ahead of International Women’s Day at Rome’s Spanish Steps Feb. 26, 2021. The protesters were calling for the elimination of violence against women and demanding more government aid for those struggling financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters)
A military supporter points a sharp object as he confronts anti-coup protesters during a rally in Yangon, Myanmar, Feb. 25, 2021. The military seized power in Myanmar Feb. 1. (CNS photo/Reuters)
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi touches one of two caskets containing the bodies of Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio and his bodyguard, Vittorio Iacovacci, at Rome’s Ciampino airport Feb. 23, 2021. The two men were killed in a Feb. 22 attack on a United Nations convoy in eastern Congo. (CNS photo/Ministero della Esteri, handout via Reuters)
Volunteers secure a placard on a pole along a street in Qaraqosh, Iraq, Feb. 22, 2021. The placard shows the official logo, designed by Ragheed Nenwaya, for Pope Francis’ planned March 7 visit to Qaraqosh, also known by its Aramaic name of Baghdeda. The pope plans to visit Iraq March 5-8. (CNS photo/Thaier al-Sudani, Reuters)
Pilgrims pray in front of an image of Jesus of Divine Mercy at the Divine Mercy Shrine in Plock, Poland, Feb. 22, 2021. A papal delegate celebrated a Mass at the shrine Feb. 22 to mark the 90th anniversary of the first apparition of Jesus to St. Faustina Kowalska. (CNS photo/Katarzyna Artymiak)
Visitors in Mount Vernon, Va., inspect George Washington’s dining room on the anniversary of his birthday Feb. 22, 2021. (CNS photo/Tom Brenner, Reuters)
Father David Pellican, associate pastor at Divine Child Parish in Dearborn, Mich., preaches in a makeshift snow chapel Feb. 21, 2021, constructed by parishioners and students at the parish’s elementary school and high school. (CNS photo/Valaurian Waller, Detroit Catholic)
A 139-year-old Victorian house is hoisted on a flatbed and pulled down Franklin Street in San Francisco Feb. 21, 2021. Its new location is six blocks away, as the original site is to be used to build a 48-unit, eight-story apartment building. (CNS photo/Brittany Hosea-Small, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

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