Public Statements

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41 CCCB President's letter to the Honourable Graydon Nicholas Wednesday, August 10 2016
42 President writes to the Episcopal Conference of France following recent tragedies in that country Thursday, July 28 2016
43 Joint statement by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs on the visit of Pope Francis to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp Monday, July 18 2016
44 Statement by CCCB President on the recent approval of Bill C-14 legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide Monday, June 27 2016
45 CCCB President writes to Bishop John Noonan of Orlando Tuesday, June 14 2016
46 Interfaith Statement on Palliative Care Tuesday, June 14 2016
47 Joint statement by the Primate of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church Diocese of Canada and the President of the CCCB on the apostolic visit of Pope Francis to Armenia Friday, June 03 2016
48 Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding the situation in the Middle East Monday, April 18 2016
49 Statement on Bill C-14 by the CCCB Thursday, April 14 2016
50 Bishops of Canada welcome Post-Synodal Exhortation Amoris Laetitia Friday, April 08 2016
51 Catholic responses to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action 48 and questions regarding the “Doctrine of Discovery” Tuesday, March 29 2016
52 Statement by the CCCB on the announcement by the Government of Canada to close its Office of Religious Freedom Thursday, March 24 2016
53 CCCB President writes to Archbishop Jozef De Kesel of Mechelen-Brussel Thursday, March 24 2016
54 Message for Easter 2016 by CCCB President Monday, March 21 2016
55 Honouring the memory of the late Father Benoît Lacroix, O.P. Friday, March 04 2016
56 Make this year’s Share Lent a commitment to hope and mercy Tuesday, March 01 2016
57 Pastoral Statement for the Catholics of Canada on the report “Medical Assistance in Dying: A Patient-Centred Approach” Friday, February 26 2016
58 2016 Meeting of the Bishops of the Church in America concludes with a sense of urgency to “Make Mercy Practical!” Thursday, February 25 2016
59 Message for Lent 2016 - ‘I have set before you life and death’ Wednesday, February 10 2016
60 CCCB President’s letter following the tragedy in La Loche Tuesday, January 26 2016
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