Photos of the Week: March 27, 2023

About 80 people, including many widows and their children, who lost loved ones in one of the two coal mine disasters in southern Poland in late April 2022, attend an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican March 24, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Pope Francis greets members of the Italy-based Franciscans in the World volunteer association during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican March 22, 2023. One of the association’s activities is “Francesclaun” in which volunteers offer clown-therapy to prisoners, migrants, the homeless and the ill. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Emergency equipment is pictured outside the charred structure of Our Mother of Consolation Parish School in Philadelphia March 22, 2023, following a three-alarm fire March 21 that gutted the historic building. One firefighter suffered minor injuries battling the blaze, the cause for which remained under investigation. (OSV News photo/Gina Christian)
Pope Francis bows his head as Father Federico Fabris, chaplain of a hospital in Asiago, Italy, leads a prayer with staff from the hospital during the pope’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican March 22, 2023. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Mercy Sister Rosemary Connelly, former executive director of Misericordia in Chicago and lifelong advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal at the university’s 178th commencement ceremony May 21, 2023. Sister Connelly is pictured in a Feb. 3 photo. The university announced the honor March 19, the fourth Sunday of Lent, which is known as Laetare Sunday. (OSV News photo/Matt Cashore, University of Notre Dame)
People walk past houses in Blantyre, Malawi, March 17, 2023, which were damaged in the aftermath of Cyclone Freddy. (OSV News photo/Esa Alexander, Reuters)

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