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Cardinals

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As of April 30, 2015, the Catholic Bishops of Canada included two Cardinals.

  • His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto
  • His Eminence Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, Archbishop of Québec

Both Cardinals are eligible to participate in a conclave to elect a new Pope. (Those participating in the election of the successor to the Supreme Pontiff must be less than 80 years old.)

Cardinal Collins took part in the conclave that elected Pope Francis on March 13, 2013.

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Biography - Thomas Cardinal Collins Biography - Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix  
 
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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.