Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogues and Conversations Supported by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Ecumenical Dialogue / Interfaith Conversation
Catholic Participants
Orthodox-Catholic Bishops’ Dialogue
Founded in 2001.
The Most Rev. Thomas Dowd
The Most Rev. Lawrence Huculak, O.S.B.M
The Most Rev. Richard Grecco
The Most Rev. Michael Mulhall
Anglican / Roman Catholic Bishops’ Dialogue
Founded in 1975.

The Most Rev. Gary Gordon
The Most Rev. Brian Dunn
The Most Rev. Jose Kalluvelil
The Most Rev. Albert Thévenot, M.Afr.
The Most Rev. Gaétan Proulx, O.S.M.
North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation
Founded in 1965.
Rev. Fr. Alexander Laschuk
Rev. Fr. Damian MacPherson, S.A.
Polish National Catholic Church / Roman Catholic Dialogue
Founded in 1984.
Rev. Fr. Marian Gil, O.M.I
Anglican / Roman Catholic Dialogue
Founded in 1971.
The Most Rev. Donald Bolen
Dr. Mary Marrocco
Rev. Fr. Raymond Lafontaine
Mr. Julien Hammond
Sister Donna Geernaert, S.C.
Mrs. Michelle Dabrowska (Secretary)
Roman Catholic / Lutheran Church Canada Dialogue
Founded in 2012.
The Most Rev. Gerard Bergie
Dr. Michael Attridge
Rev. Fr. Timothy Scott, C.S.B.
Dr. Jean-Pierre Fortin
Ms. Emily VanBerkum (Secretary)
Roman Catholic / United Church Dialogue
Founded in 1974.
The Most Rev. Brendan M. O’Brien
Sister Mary Rowell, CSJ
Sister Linda Gregg, CSJ
Rev. John Cole
Mr. Nicholas Jesson
Mr. Matthew Eaton (Secretary)
Catholic / Evangelical Dialogue
Founded in 2010. (Working group 2008 – 2009)
The Most Rev. Christian Reisbeck, C.C.
Dr. Mark Yenson
Dr. Aurélie Caldwell
Dr. Carolyn Chau
Dr. Brett Salkeld
CCCB – CRC (Canadian Rabbinic Caucus) Bilateral Dialogue
Founded in 2015.
The Most Rev. John A. Boissonneau, Co-Chair
The Most Rev. Paul-André Durocher
Sister Anne Anderson, C.S.J.
Sister Eileen Schuller, O.S.U.
Father Martin Moser, O.M.I.
Father Hervé Tremblay, O.P.
National Muslim Christian Liaison Committee
Founded in 1984.
The Most Rev. Wayne Kirkpatrick
Rev. Fr. Damian MacPherson, S.A.
Rev. Fr. J.P. Horrigan, S.J.
Dr. Josephine Lombardi
Catholic / Hindu Dialogue
Founded in 2012.
The Most. Rev. Daniel J. Miehm
Rev. Fr. Damian MacPherson, S.A.
Dr. Reid Locklin
Rev. Fr. Darren J. Dias, O.P.
Rev. Fr. Joseph Chandrakanthan
Mr. Paul McKenna
Ms. Nisheeta Menon
Mr. Anthony De Feo (Secretary)
Canadian Christian Jewish Consultation
Founded in 1977.
The Most Rev. John Boissonneau
Sister Eileen Schuller, O.S.U.
Sister Lucy Thorson, N.D.S.
Sister Anne Anderson, C.S.J.
Mr. Murray Watson

The work of the ecumenical dialogues and interfaith conversations is documented in the agreed statements and reports that they issue. The statements and reports represent the views of the participants.

Although the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is represented on these dialogues and conversations, the texts have not been officially endorsed by the CCCB nor do they necessarily have the approval of the Bishops of Canada or of the other participant churches or groups.

These statements and reports are posted on the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism website in order to make public the work of the dialogues and conversations, and to assist pastors, theologians and other members of the faithful in studying them and in preparing reflections. Any comments on the texts would be welcomed by the CCCB Episcopal Commission for Christian Unity / Religious Relations with the Jews / Interfaith Dialogue.

Dialogue reports and statements