Photos of the Week: March 15, 2021

People participate in a procession as Pope Francis celebrates a Mass marking the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines, in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, March 14, 2021. (CNS photo/Cristian Gennari, pool)
Theresa Rieder, a minister of consolation, extends her hands in prayer over the casket of Celia Teresa de Jesus Alferez during her funeral Mass at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., March 12, 2021. Alferez was an 84-year-old immigrant from Colombia and a lay Carmelite who died in a nursing home and had no known relatives in the U.S. Upon learning of Alferez’s story, more than 50 parishioners volunteered to serve as her virtual family at the liturgy. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
A woman holds a candle and an image of leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Mandalay, Myanmar, March 12, 2021, during a protest against the military coup. (CNS photo/Reuters)
A woman who lost her husband and grandchild in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, prays in front of a grave in Miyako, Japan, March 11, 2021, to mark the 10-year anniversary of the disaster that killed thousands. (CNS photo/Kyodo via Reuters)
Pedro Luis Ruiz, a migrant from Cuba under the Migrant Protection Protocols program, says goodbye to a migrant friend inside the El Buen Samaritano shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 11, 2021. Ruiz was being transferred to continue his asylum request in the United States. (CNS photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez, Reuters)
A person in Minneapolis looks at artwork painted on a mirror outside the Hennepin County Government Center March 8, 2021. Jury selection began March 9 in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murder in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man. Floyd was pinned down by Chauvin kneeling on his neck and was later declared dead at the hospital. (CNS photo/Eric Miller, Reuters)
A vibrant sunset frames Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey in the French region of Normandy March 8, 2021. The former Benedictine abbey, dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel, once served as a prison and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (CNS photo/Pascal Rossignol, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

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