Photos of the Week: May 17, 2021

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, the former secretary of St. John Paul II, prays at the spot of the May 13, 1981, assassination attempt against the Polish pope, after placing flowers in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican May 13, 2021. Cardinal Dziwisz and a small group of Catholics gathered in the square to mark the 40th anniversary of the shooting. In 1981 then-Msgr. Dziwisz cradled the pope after the shooting. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
A Palestinian boy pulls a cart carrying his brother and their belongings May 14, 2021, as they flee their home during Israeli air and artillery strikes in Gaza City. (CNS photo/Mohammed Salem, Reuters)
The statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried May 13, 2021, at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal. Thousands of pilgrims arrived at the shrine to attend the 104th anniversary of the first apparition of Mary to three shepherd children. (CNS photo/Pedro Nunes, Reuters)
Sen. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, gets a kiss from a service dog outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington May 13, 2021, after a news conference in support of Puppies Assisting Wounded Service Members (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. (CNS photo/Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters)
A man places a hat on Pope Francis during his weekly general audience in the San Damaso Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican May 12, 2021. It was the first time in more than six months that visitors and pilgrims have been able to attend the audience. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
A gas station in Chapel Hill, N.C, is seen May 12, 2021, after a cyberattack crippled Colonial Pipeline, the largest pipeline system for refined oil products in the U.S. It normally carries 3 million barrels of fuel per day between Texas and New York. (CNS photo/Jonathan Drake, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service is the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ news and information service.

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