To the Bishops of
As you are already aware, the
The President of the Canadian
Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), Most Reverend Brendan M. O'Brien, in
collaboration with the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and
Peace, is inviting the Bishops of Canada to encourage all their parishes to
participate in a national collection for
The funds raised by this collection will be distributed by Development and Peace with its Caritas Internationalis partners in the region. Dioceses are kindly asked to forward the results from the collection directly to CCODP as soon as possible.
It is hoped that all Canadian Catholics will respond again in generosity and solidarity to assist those in need.
Msgr. Mario Paquette, P.H.
CCCB General Secretary =