Photos of the week September 15, 2023

Photos featured this week include a dance troupe from South Korea performing in St. Peter’s Square. thousands gathering for the beatification Mass of the Ulma family and earthquake survivors in Morocco.


Thousands attend the Sept. 10, 2023, beatification Mass of the Ulma family, who were martyred in Markowa, Poland, for sheltering Jews under German occupation during World War II. Józef and Wiktoria and their seven children were proclaimed “Blessed” by Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, papal envoy, who concelebrated the Mass in Markowa. The Ulmas’ seventh child was born as Wiktoria was executed. (OSV News photo/Patryk Ogorzalek/Agencja via Reuters)


Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy recipient provides water to her one year old son next to another recipient who holds a placard ahead of a hearing on the DACA program outside the federal courthouse in Houston, Texas, U.S., June 1, 2023. A federal judge in Texas ruled Sept. 13 that Biden’s version of DACA is illegal but keeps the program in place for current immigrant recipients. (OSV News photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters file photo)


Children play next to a camp for earthquake survivors in Asni, Morocco, Sept. 13, 2023, following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake Sept. 8, which has claimed the lives of thousands and left thousands of others homeless. (OSV News photo/Nacho Doce, Reuters)


A dance troupe from South Korea performs in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican before Pope Francis’ weekly general audience Sept. 13, 2023. (CNS photo/Lola Gomez)


Children dressed in traditional clothing arrive in procession for a Spanish-language Mass celebrated in honor of Our Lady of Suyapa, patroness of Honduras, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City Feb. 5, 2023. (OSV News photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)


People stand in a damaged road as a powerful storm and heavy rainfall flooded hit Shahhat city, Libya, Sept. 11, 2023. At least 2,000 people have died and 10,000 are believed missing after Storm Daniel dumped so much rain on Libya’s northeast that two dams collapsed sending water flowing into already inundated areas. (OSV News photo/Omar Jarhman, Reuters)


Retired police officer Sam Pulia places flags at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City Sept. 11, 2023, the 22nd anniversary of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. Pulia lost a cousin in the terrorist attacks on 9/11 — New York firefighter Thomas Casoria from Engine 22. (OSV News/Andrew Kelly, Reuters)





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