Plenary Assembly

Current Year

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Elect New Executive and Appoint New General Secretary

Monday, October 04 2021

Following the conclusion of the 2021 Plenary Assembly meeting, the Bishops of Canada announced two tangible commitments to walk with the Indigenous Peoples of this land along the pathway of hope as well as to support healing and reconciliation initiatives for residential school survivors, their families and communities: an apology by the Bishops of Canada to Indigenous Peoples and an announcement of a nation-wide collective…

Canadian Bishops Announce $30M National Financial Pledge to Support Healing and Reconciliation Initiatives

Monday, September 27 2021

The Bishops of Canada, as a tangible expression of their commitment to walk with the Indigenous Peoples of this land along the pathway of hope, are making a nation-wide collective financial commitment to support healing and reconciliation initiatives for residential school survivors, their families, and their communities. With a target of $30 million over up to five years, this will include initiatives in every region…

Bishops of Canada to Meet Virtually for 2021 Annual Plenary Assembly

Friday, September 17 2021

Ottawa – In consideration of the ongoing public health recommendations on gatherings regarding COVID-19, as well as concern for the health and safety of all involved, the 2021 Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), taking place from 20 to 24 September, will meet by videoconference for a second consecutive year. Within the virtual format, Bishops will address a number of important…