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CCCB Virtual Plenary Assembly Draws to a Close

Friday, September 25 2020

Ottawa – The final day of the virtual Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) concluded with an update for Bishops on key initiatives for the Conference. Bishops received an update on the activities of the four working committees established to implement the recommendations accepted by the Bishops of Canada and the National Council of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada (CCODP)…

2020 Report of the CCCB President

Friday, September 25 2020

Dear Brother Bishops and members of the staff, I am delighted to welcome you all to the annual Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. This is indeed a historical first for us as we gather not in person but by means of videoconference. Thanks to this technological innovation, we are still capable of coming together in order to reflect and pray, discern…

Fourth Day of Virtual Plenary Assembly Concludes

Thursday, September 24 2020

Ottawa – Today, the Most Reverend Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) reconvened the fourth day of the week-long virtual Plenary Assembly. The Conference’s ongoing commitment to the national pastoral priority to renew, strengthen and reconcile the relationship between the Church in Canada and First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, was an important topic of discussion…

Bishops of the English and French Sectors Meet During Plenary Assembly

Wednesday, September 23 2020

Ottawa – On this third day of the virtual Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the agenda was dedicated to the meetings of English Sector and French Sector Bishops allowing for discussion on liturgical, catechetical and other pastoral matters which are closely tied to language and culture. The Most Reverend Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme and Mont-Laurier and CCCB Vice President,…