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Pictures of the Week: August 2, 2013

The Denver Post Pictures of the Week puts together a collection of images, chosen from thousands, of the strongest photojournalism from around the world.

 Francis listens to a journalist’s question as he flies back to Rome following his visit to Brazil July 29, 2013.  Francis, in some of the most conciliatory words from any pontiff on gays, said they should not be judged or marginalized and should be integrated into society, but he reaffirmed Church teaching that homosexual acts are a sin.

Rasheda, 15, who used to work for Abul Khair Steel Mills, stands outside a ward of the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation in Dhaka. Rasheda said she lost one of her hands and another one has been critically injured in an accident while working for the steel company in Chittagong, Bangladesh. International attention has been focused on workers safety in Bangladesh since the disaster at Rana Plaza, a garment factory complex which collapsed in April, killing 1,132 workers.

A woman carrying her baby and wrapped with a shawl walks through a sandstorm in Timbuktu

A woman carrying her baby and wrapped with a shawl walks through a sandstorm in Timbuktu July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney # Rasheda, 15, who used to work for Abul Khair Steel Mills Ltd, stands outside a ward of the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation in Dhaka

Rasheda, 15, who used to work for Abul Khair Steel Mills Ltd, stands outside a ward of the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation in Dhaka, July 4, 2013. Rasheda said she lost one of her hands and another one has been critically injured in an accident while working for the steel company in Chittagong, Bangladesh. International attention has been focused on workers’ safety in Bangladesh since the disaster at Rana Plaza, a garment factory complex which collapsed in April, killing 1,132 workers. Picture taken July 4, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj # A participant attempts to control his craft during the Red Bull Flugtag Russia 2013 competition on the outskirts of Moscow

A participant attempts to control his craft during the Red Bull Flugtag Russia 2013 competition on the outskirts of Moscow, July 28, 2013. Enthusiasts competed to fly the longest distance in self-made aircraft in an attempt to win the Flugtag contest.  REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov A flood-affected man carries his television set to a safer place in the northern Indian city of Allahabad

A flood-affected man carries his television set to a safer place, after heavy monsoon rains caused a rise in the water levels of the river Ganges, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad August 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash #TOPSHOTS-FRANCE-SHOW-BALLOONS

Hot-air balloons fly near a church over Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, on July 31, 2013 at sunset, to try to set a world record with 408 balloons in the sky, as part of the yearly event “Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons”, an international air-balloon meeting. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGENJEAN #

SEE ALL THE PICTURES OF THE WEEK HERE

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