Did you know…
CCCB is made up of 134 bishops, including 50 who are now retired.
are 71 dioceses in Canada, including 7 from the Eastern Churches:
Ukrainian, Slovak, Greek-Melkite, Syro-Malabarian, Syrian, Armenian and
1967, the CCCB founded the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development
and Peace to promote international solidarity with Third World countries.
To date, Development and Peace has given out more than $425 million in
Catholic Organization for Life and Family is jointly sponsored by the CCCB
and Knights of Columbus to
promote respect for life, human dignity and the essential role of the
family. In 2004, COLF published a brochure – highlighting 12 “hot”
questions about marriage – and 180,000 copies were distributed in Canada
and around the world.
- In 1995, the CCCB was the
first episcopal conference to launch an Internet web site. Since then
close to 3 million people have visited the site.
- The CCCB has an email
distribution list for its media releases, documents and public
statements. Subscription is free
by sending an email to email@example.com.
- The CCCB offers several
services for Catholics in Canada: the Canadian Appeal Tribunal (nullity in
marriage); a national liturgy office and a Publications service. CCCB Publications has a catalogue of
more than 400 titles, including many used in Churches for Sunday Masses
and other liturgies.
- Each year, CCCB
representatives travel to Rome to meet with the Holy Father and his close
advisors to discuss the life of the Church in Canada.