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Annual meeting of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in the Holy Land

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Holy Land 2015-1The theme of refugees and mercy will mark the January 7 to 14, 2016, annual meeting of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in the Holy Land. The Most Reverend Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and Vice President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), will participate as the CCCB delegate. He will be accompanied by Mr. Carl Hétu, National Director of CNEWA-Canada. This annual international gathering involves representatives from Conferences of Bishops in Europe and North America who meet with the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land (AOCTS). This year, participants will mainly visit Gaza, the Cremisan Valley and Jordan.

For news on the current situation of Christians in the Holy Land, see the website of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

Last Updated on Wednesday, January 06 2016  
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