Photos of the week Nov. 3, 2023

Photos featured this week include All Saints Day Mass in St. James, New York, Angelus with Pope Francis and more.


Pope Francis holds a bouquet of white roses as he visits the graves of members of Commonwealth military units who died during and immediately after World War II and now rest in the Rome War Cemetery where the pope celebrated Mass Nov. 2, 2023, the feast of All Souls. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)


Maya Chorti from the indigenous community Carrizalon in Honduras, observe Tz’ikin in Copán Ruinas Nov. 1, 2023. The custom calls for spiritual development and the sharing of crop harvests. The tradition is in preparation for the Day of the Dead the next day. (OSV News photo/Tyler Orsburn)


People light candles and burn pine woods as they visit the graves of departed loved ones on All Saints’ Day, in Sagada town, Mountain Province, Philippines, Nov. 1, 2023. (OSV News photo/Lisa Marie David, Reuters)


A group of Maasai people wait to be attended by nurses, most of whom are women religious, at Endulen Hospital in the Ngorongoro conservation area in northern Tanzania. Religious leaders, including sisters, have remained in Ngorongoro to serve residents seeking medical care, water, food and education for their children despite the government cutting off vital services in the area. (OSV News photo/Doreen Ajiambo, GSR)


Sixth-grader Sofia Gallego, dressed as St. Kateri Tekakwitha, returns to her pew after receiving Communion during an All Saints’ Day Mass at Sts. Philip and James Church in St. James, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2023. Students in the parish school’s sixth-grade class traditionally give a presentation on the saints every year in observance of the feast day. (OSV News photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)


A child sits on the shoulders of an adult as visitors gather in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican to pray the Angelus with Pope Francis Nov. 1, 2023. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)



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