Photos of the week March 1, 2024

Photos featured this week include things happening in our diocese, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, as well as around the world.

Participants talk in a small group during the fourth ACC Pastoral Visit with Bishop Neary Feb. 28 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Twelve Area Catholic Communities have completed their visits with the bishop. (Dianne Towalski / The Central Minnesota Catholic)


Kathy Ware, right, gives remarks about assisted suicide during a press conference Jan. 25, 2024, at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a state House committee hearing about proposed legislation to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Minnesota. Next to her is her son, Kylen, who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism. (OSV News photo/Dave Hrbacek, The Catholic Spirit)


Father Jim Perkl, pastor of Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville, Minn., and a Burnsville police and fire chaplain, leads a rosary outside Burnsville City Hall with members of the Catholic Watchmen Feb. 24, 2024, for the three first responders who were shot and killed during a standoff with a Burnsville man who had barricaded himself with his family Feb. 18. They also prayed for the perpetrator, who died by suicide. (OSV News photo/Anna Wilgenbusch, The Catholic Spirit)


Rescuers work at the site of a Russian airstrike in Ukraine’s Sumy region Feb. 27, 2024. (OSV News photo/Press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine handout via Reuters)


A newlywed woman leans her head against Pope Francis’s shoulder as he greets the couple at the end of his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican Feb. 28, 2024. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)


This is a view of mount scaffolding Feb. 21, 2024, that is around the 100-foot-tall baroque sculpted bronze canopy, or baldachin, by Gian Lorenzo Bernini over the high altar of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in preparation for its restoration. (OSV News photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters)


(Left to right) Basilian Mother Danyila Vynnyk, Sister Lucia Murashko, Sister Joann Sosler, Sister Teodora Kopyn and general superior Mother Marcela Runcan accepted Catholic Extension’s Lumen Christi Award at a Feb. 22, 2024, gala hosted by the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in Jenkintown, Pa. (OSV News/Gina Christian)

Author: OSV News

OSV News is a national and international wire service reporting on Catholic issues and issues that affect Catholics.

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