Media Releases

Media releases for the current year can be found below.

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21 Solemn Mass for the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal Tuesday, May 16 2017
22 CELAM celebrates 20th anniversary of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for America Monday, May 08 2017
23 Catholic Bishops of Canada invited to consecrate Canada to the Blessed Virgin Mary Friday, April 28 2017
24 Pope Francis makes Apostolic Visit to Egypt Thursday, April 27 2017
25 Appointment of new Bishop for Peterborough Friday, March 10 2017
26 Bishops of Canada make their "Ad Limina" visits to Rome in 2017 Wednesday, March 01 2017
27 Catholic Bishops meet with Imams at CCCB offices, Ottawa Friday, February 17 2017
28 Materials for 2017 National Week for Life and the Family Tuesday, February 14 2017
29 Appointment of National Coordinator for World Youth Day 2019 Thursday, February 09 2017
30 Delegation from Canada visits Catholic communities in Lebanon Tuesday, February 07 2017
31 Development and Peace / Caritas Canada undertakes observer mission to the Middle East Wednesday, February 01 2017
32 CCCB requests the liturgical memorial of Saint Teresa of Calcutta be inscribed in the General Roman Calendar Tuesday, January 31 2017
33 Fifty years of occupation demands action - Statement of the Coordination of Bishops’ Conferences in support of the Church in the Holy Land Thursday, January 19 2017
34 Annual meeting of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in Holy Land Thursday, January 12 2017
35 New Bishop appointed for Calgary Wednesday, January 04 2017
36 Death of the Most Reverend Jean Gagnon, Bishop Emeritus of Gaspé Friday, December 23 2016
37 National Catholic organizations form Catholic coalition to strengthen and foster relations with Indigenous people: ‘Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle’ Monday, December 19 2016
38 Resources by Lutherans and Catholics for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Tuesday, December 06 2016
39 Catholic Organization for Life and Family appoints new Director Monday, November 28 2016
40 Official closing of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy Friday, November 18 2016
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