Photos of the week May 17, 2024

Photos featured this week include Northern Lights, Garth Brooks performing at the Vatican and more.


The flooded fishing hamlet of Paqueta in Canoas in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul state is seen May 14, 2024. (OSV News photo/Adriano Machado, Reuters)


Pope Francis, with a young boy’s help, rings a bell called “The Voice of the Unborn,” before his general audience at the Vatican May 15, 2024. The bell was made for a parish in Kazakhstan by the Yes to Life Foundation, a pro-life group in Poland. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)


Andrew Middleton of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Apostleship of the Sea climbs a ladder from a tugboat into the MV Dali May 1, 2024, to minister to the crew of the ship, which struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge March 26, causing it to collapse. (OSV News photo/courtesy Bishop Adam J. Parker)


Bishop James V. Johnston Jr. of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., leads a short Eucharistic procession on an overlook at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., May 4, 2024, for Behold KC. (OSV News photo/Kathryn White, The Leaven)


Prelates process with candles May 12, 2024, at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal. Thousands of pilgrims arrived at the shrine to attend the 107th anniversary of the first apparition of Mary to three shepherd children May 13, 1917. (OSV News photo/Maria Abranches, Reuters)


U.S. country star Garth Brooks sings at the closing ceremony of the World Meeting on Human Fraternity in the atrium of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican May 11, 2024. (CNS photo/Pablo Esparza)


New York’s Mayor Eric Adams paints over graffiti with Rome’s Mayor Roberto Gualtieri in Rome’s Trastevere neighborhood May 11, 2024. The two mayors were taking part in an annual city-wide initiative called, “Rome Takes Care of Rome.” (CNS photo/courtesy of Mayoral Photography Office/Michael Appleton)


The Northen Lights, or aurora borealis, illuminate the sky in Alaiedon Township, Mich., March 10, 2024. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a rare severe geomagnetic storm warning when a solar outburst reached Earth the afternoon of March 10, hours sooner than anticipated. (OSV News photo/Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal/USA Today Network via Reuters)



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