Conflicts in Middle East: AECQ issues statement; Bishop of Calgary publishes article; Archdiocese of Québec holds news conference

Thursday, August 14, 2014

henryfournierThe Most Reverend Pierre-André Fournier, Archbishop of Rimouski and President of the Assembly of Québec Catholic Bishops (AECQ), released a statement on August 13, 2014, calling for prayers to end the conflicts in the Middle East. The Most Reverend Fred Henry, Bishop of Calgary, has written a recent article titled “Martyrdom in the Middle East”. The Archdiocese of Québec is holding today, August 14 at 1:30 p.m., a news conference on what is being done by the Church in Canada to show solidarity with those living in the zones of conflict. The news conference will be broadcast live on the Web television channel of the Archdiocese of Québec, ECDQ.TV.

Link to the statement by Archbishop Fournier (in French only)
Link to the article by Bishop Henry
Link to ECDQ