Pope Francis appoints four Canadian Bishops to dicasteries of the Holy See

Monday, March 31, 2014

On March 29, 2014, the Holy Father appointed His Eminence Marc Cardinal Ouellet, Archbishop Emeritus of Quebec City, and the Most Reverend John Corriveau, O.F.M.Cap., Bishop of Nelson, as members of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life. Pope Francis also appointed the Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, as a member of the Pontifical Council for Culture. As well, the Most Reverend Daniel J. Bohan, Archbishop of Regina, was also confirmed as a member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue until the completion of his current term. Cardinal Ouellet is Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.