Holy Land Coordination 2012: Final communiqué

Friday, January 13, 2012

Visite_en_Terre_sainte_2012From January 7 to 12, 2012, the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Most Reverend Richard Smith, Archbishop of Edmonton, participated in the annual meeting of the International Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in the Holy Land. It involves representatives from Conferences of Bishops in Europe and North America who meet with the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land (AOCTS).  Archbishop Smith was accompanied by Mr. Carl Hétu, National Secretary of CNEWA-Canada. At the end of their gathering, the Bishops released an official statement that is available on the website of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.