Photos of the Week: March 21, 2022

A man walks near a block of destroyed apartment buildings in Mariupol, Ukraine, March 17, 2022. A theater in Mariupol, where hundreds of people are said to have taken shelter, has sustained heavy damage after it was bombed by Russian forces. (CNS photo/Alexander Ermochenko, Reuters)
A man in Kyiv, Ukraine, mourns his mother, who was killed when an intercepted missile hit a residential building March 17, 2022, during Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine. According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, at least 726 civilians, including 52 children, have been killed since Russia’s military attack began Feb. 24. (CNS photo/Thomas Peter, Reuters)
Pope Francis blesses a child as he visits Ukrainian children being treated at the Vatican-owned Bambino Ges˘ Children’s Hospital in Rome March 19, 2022. The next day, Pope Francis told pilgrims gathered for the Angelus prayer that among the patients there was a child who is missing an arm and another with a head wound as a result of the Russian bombing of Ukraine. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Lawmakers applaud Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova at the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 16, 2022, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy looks on via a video feed and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at the podium. (CNS photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool via Reuters)
A woman pushes a cart with her belongings past buildings damaged during the Russian war in the separatist-controlled town of Volnovakha, Ukraine, March 15, 2022. (CNS photo/Alexander Ermochenko, Reuters)
Father Reginaldo Manzotti and a descendant of Ukrainian immigrants release a white dove for peace outside a church following Mass in PrudentÛpolis, Brazil, March 13, 2022, during the Russian war in Ukraine. (CNS photo/Rodolfo Buhrer, Reuters)
A boy lights candles at the Catholic Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Lviv, Ukraine, March 13, 2022. (CNS photo/Pavlo Palamarchuk, Reuters)
People attend the memorial and funeral service for Ukrainian Army members Taras Didukh, Dmytro Kabakov and Andrea Stefanyshyn in Lviv, Ukraine, March 11, 2022. (CNS photo/Kai Pfaffenbach, Reuters)
Rubble surrounds a destroyed building in Soma, Japan, March 17, 2022, following a magnitude 7.3 earthquake the previous day. The earthquake struck off the coast of Japan late March 16, triggering a tsunami threat and leaving more than 2 million households without electricity, officials said. (CNS photo/Kyodo via Reuters) (NA)
The New York City Police Department Band plays during the St Patrick’s Day Parade as it passes St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue March 17, 2022. (CNS photo/Andrew Kelly, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

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