Public Statements 2000
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1 Canada Chosen to Host WYD 2002: Letter of Thanks to the Holy Father Monday, December 18 2000
2 President’s Christmas Message Tuesday, December 05 2000
3 A Joint Statement Calling for Religious Tolerance and Respect Thursday, November 23 2000
4 A Letter of Congratulations to the Federal Government from the Social Affairs Commission Regarding the International Debt Monday, October 02 2000
5 Aboriginal Land Rights: a Jubilee Challenge Facing Canada Sunday, September 24 2000
6 A Letter from the Leaders of Canada's Churches Regarding Aboriginal Land Rights Sunday, September 24 2000
7 Explanatory Note by the Episcopal Commission for Liturgy on the Revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal Monday, September 18 2000
8 Letter to Federal Minister Lloyd Axeworthy Concerning the Status of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families Tuesday, August 15 2000
9 Letter to the Honourable Lloyd Axworthy, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, from the Chairman of the CCCB's Social Affairs Commission, Archbishop James Weisgerber, Demanding that Canada End Economic Sanctions against Iraq Tuesday, August 08 2000
10 Comment by the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Attack on a Doctor who Performs Abortions Tuesday, July 11 2000
11 The President of the CCCB is Deeply Troubled by the Government's Approval for Clinical Trials of the Abortion Pill RU-486 Tuesday, July 11 2000
12 Appeal of CCCB's president to Canadian Catholics to help people of the Horn of Africa threatened with famine Sunday, June 11 2000
13 Message for Pentecost 2000 to Canadian Catholics from CCCB President Bishop Gerald Wiesner, OMI Tuesday, June 06 2000
14 Joint statement of clarification on the March of Women 2000 Monday, May 15 2000
15 Submission by Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on Bill C-23: Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Wednesday, March 01 2000
16 Letter to the Federal Minister of Health, Allan Rock, Regarding Bill C-80, The Canada Food Safety and Inspection Act. Thursday, February 10 2000
17 Letter to United Nations General-Secretary Kofi Annan Regarding the Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Tuesday, February 01 2000
18 Letter from Canadian Church Leaders to Prime Minister Chrétien Regarding Concerns for Child Poverty, Cancellation of Third World Debt and Sharing of Resources in Upcoming 2000 Federal Budget Sunday, January 09 2000
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