Photos of the Week: May 24, 2021

A Palestinian woman reacts after returning to her destroyed house in Gaza May 21, 2021, following the Israel-Hamas truce. The May 21 truce followed more than a week of fighting that claimed hundreds of lives. (CNS photo/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa, Reuters)
Firefighters work to stop the spread of the Loma Fire off Via del Cielo in Santa Barbara, Calif., May 21, 2021. (CNS photo/Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Handout via Reuters)
Panda Mei Xiang plays with a toy during the reopening of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington the morning of May 21, 2021. (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)
A taco made with Brood X cicadas is seen at Cocina on Market in Leesburg, Va., May 19, 2021. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
A member of Red Cross helps a Moroccan citizen at El Tarajal beach, near the fence between the Spanish-Moroccan border, after thousands of migrants swam across this border during recent days, in Ceuta, Spain, May 18, 2021. In a statement released May 18, the Spanish bishops’ conference expressed concern that migrants were being exploited after a sudden influx of refugees into the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla increased tensions between Spain and Morocco. (CNS photo/Jon Nazca, Reuters)
Bishop R. Walker Nickless of Sioux City, Iowa, and Father Andy Galles pray after blessing a panel picturing St. Faustina Kowalska during the May 18, 2021, dedication of the Divine Mercy Garden at Trinity Heights Queen of Peace Shrine in Sioux City. The meditation garden is dedicated to St. Faustina, who began the Divine Mercy devotion, and to St. John Paul II, who promoted it. (CNS photo/Jerry L. Mennenga)
Community coordinator Terence Surin hugs Joan Brock, 101, a resident at Alexander House Care Home in London, as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease May 17, 2021. (CNS photo/Hannah McKay, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

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