Photos of the week Sept. 29, 2023

Photos featured this week include Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy greeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,  a veil with Pope Francis’ image, displayed before his Mass at the Vélodrome Stadium in Marseille, France and a school Mass in Uniondale, New York.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is greeted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following his speech at the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Sept. 22, 2023. (OSV News photo/Blair Gable, pool via Reuters)


David Harapetyan, an ethnic Armenian and taxi driver who came from the Russian city of Stavropol to lend assistance, hands over food and water to refugees fleeing from Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region as they arrive in the border village of Kornidzor, Armenia, Sept. 27, 2023. (OSV News photo/Irakli Gedenidze, Reuters)


An aerial view shows the ongoing restoration work at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris July 18, 2023. The cathedral’s iconic spire was destroyed four years ago in a devastating fire, which raised a red flag among French leaders that a majority of the country’s 100,000 places of worship, mostly Catholic, are dire condition. The French bishops launched a project Sept. 12 to save the country’s religious heritage from crumbling. (OSV News photo/Pascal Rossignol, Reuters)


Students are seen arriving for a prayer service at Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale, N.Y., marking the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Sept. 14, 2023. The outdoor liturgy was attended by more than 3,000 students from the Marianists’ Uniondale-based high school, middle school and elementary school: Kellenberg Memorial, Brother Joseph C. Fox Latin School and St. Martin de Porres Marianist School. (OSV News photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)


Migrants arrive by boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa Sept. 15, 2023. Migrants attempting to reach Europe suffer serious human rights abuses, said Father Mussie Zerai, an Eritrean priest who lives in Europe and is known as the guardian angel of refugees. (OSV News photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters)



A homeless man poses for a portrait in Munich, Germany, in this undated file photo. (OSV News photo/Sebastian Flegl, Pixabay)


Workers dismantle the statue of the late German Cardinal Franz Hengsbach, a work by artist Silke Rehberg, on the cathedral square in Essen Sept. 25, 2023. The statue was taken down due to allegations of abuse against the bishop who founded the Essen Diocese. (OSV News photo/Olaf Biernat, KNA)


People display a “tifo,” a veil with Pope Francis’ image, before his Mass at the Vélodrome Stadium in Marseille, France, Sept. 23, 2023. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)

Author: OSV News

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