Photos of the Week: Oct. 4, 2021

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington celebrates the ordination Mass for 21 new deacons from the Pontifical North American College in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican Sept. 30, 2021. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
U.S. Military Police walk past Afghan refugees in the Village at Fort McCoy U.S. Army base in Wisconsin Sept. 30, 2021. The nearly 13,000 Afghans on the base are staying in barracks-style housing. (CNS photo/Barbara Davidson, Pool via Reuters)
Father Marvin Enneking, pastor of the parishes in Greenwald, Meire Grove, Melrose and Spring Hill, blesses Nala, a Hotot rabbit being held by her owner, 7 year-old Lydia Kasper, during the blessing of pets Oct. 1 at St. John’s-St. Andrew’s School in Greenwald. Lydia’s mom, Bridget, and brother, Eli, 3, were also on hand to help celebrate the feast of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals, which is Oct. 4. (Dianne Towalski / The Central Minnesota Catholic)
Shane Zimmer holds Remi, an 11-month-old cavapoo, a cross between a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and poodle, during the pet blessing in Greenwald. (Dianne Towalski / The Central Minnesota Catholic)
Three priests in Wichita, Kan., pray in front of the open tomb of Father Emil J. Kapaun after he was laid to rest in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Sept. 29, 2021. A candidate for sainthood, the priest died May 23, 1951, while ministering as an Army chaplain to prisoners of war in a North Korean camp during the Korean War. Father Kapaun was interred in a tomb at the cathedral. (CNS photo/Christopher M. Riggs, Catholic Advance)
Boats are silhouetted by a tornado in the Black Sea at sunset near Sochi, Russia, Sept. 28, 2021. (CNS photo/Maxim Shemetov, Reuters)
A man takes a photo of a damaged church in the town of Arkalochori on the Greek island of Crete Sept. 27, 2021, following a magnitude 5.8 earthquake. At least one person was killed and several injured following the quake, local officials said. (CNS photo/Stefanos Rapanis, Reuters)

Author: Catholic News Service

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