Celebrating the canonizations of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II

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canonisation-JXIII-JPIIThe Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops was officially represented at today's canonizations by its President, the Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau, and its Vice President, the Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton. Other Bishops from Canada were also present, including His Eminence Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, Archbishop of Québec and Primate of the Church in Canada; His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto; the Most Reverend Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal; the Most Reverend Gerard P. Bergie, Bishop of St. Catharines; and the Most Reverend Anthony Tonnos, Bishop emeritus of Hamilton.

Link to the statement by Archbishop Paul-André Durocher

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Canada’s oldest diocese, the Archdiocese of Quebec, was established in 1674. Most Reverend François de Laval was its first Bishop.