Photos of the Week: Nov. 21, 2022

Pope Francis and Carla Rabezzana, his second cousin, sit down to lunch in her home in Portacomaro, near Asti, Nov. 19, 2022. The pope traveled to the northern Italian town to help celebrate Rabezzana’s 90th birthday, to visit other relatives and to celebrate Mass the next day in the Asti cathedral. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Vatican workers raise a Christmas tree in St. Peter’s Square Nov. 17, 2022. The pine from a tree farm in Palena, Italy, was chosen after protests about cutting down a much taller, centuries’ old silver fir for the Vatican celebration. (CNS photo/Cindy Wooden)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits Kherson, Ukraine, Nov. 14, 2022. Russian troops left the city in early November after occupying it for eight months. (CNS photo/Ukrainian Presidential Press Service, Handout via Reuters)
Ronaldinho, a retired soccer player from Brazil, presents Pope Francis with a soccer ball at the Vatican’s Paul VI audience hall Nov. 14, 2022. Scholas Occurentes: the Match for Peace was being held at Rome’s Olympic Stadium and paid homage to the late Argentine soccer legend, Diego Armando Maradona, who died Nov. 25, 2020. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Retired New Orleans Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes chats before Mass began at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Nov. 14, 2022, on the first day of the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Author: Catholic News Service

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