Photos of the Week: May 3, 2021

Pope Francis prays the rosary with about 160 people in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican May 1, 2021. The pope began a monthlong rosary marathon praying for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
A person paints an image of Jose Gregorio Hernandez during his beatification in Caracas, Venezuela, April 30, 2021. Blessed Hernandez was a Venezuelan doctor known for treating hundreds of poor patients for free; he died in 1919. (CNS photo/Leonardo Fernandez Viloria, Reuters)
The world’s largest plane, Stratolaunch, comes in for a landing near Virgin Orbit 747 Cosmic Girl after it performed its second test flight in Mojave, Calif., April 29, 2021. (CNS photo/Gene Blevins, Reuters)
Franciscan Father Brian Jordan, pastor of St. Camillus Parish in Silver Spring, Md., uses incense during an International Workers Memorial Day Mass April 28, 2021, to bless hard hats representing 18 construction workers who died on the job during the past year in the Washington area. Another worker died from COVID-19. (CNS photo/Andrew Biraj, Catholic Standard)
A health care worker wearing personal protective equipment walks past the bodies of COVID-19 victims prepared for a mass cremation at a crematorium in New Delhi April 26, 2021. Since mid-April, India has been reporting more than 300,000 new COVID-19 cases and 2,000 deaths daily. Several states and cities have resorted to lockdowns and night curfews and other restrictions on socio-religious gatherings to break the chain of the pandemic’s spread. (CNS photo/Adnan Abidi, Reuters)
The “Super Pink Moon” rises over New York City April 26, 2021. (CNS photo/Eduardo Munoz, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

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