Bishop Lionel Gendron will be CCCB delegate for the annual meeting of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the local Church in Holy LandWednesday, January 07 2015
From January 10 to 15, 2015, the Most Reverend Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and Co-Treasurer of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), will participate in the annual meeting of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in the Holy Land. The meeting’s theme this year is “Suffering and Vulnerable People in the Holy Land”. The international gathering involves representatives from Conferences of Bishops in Europe and North America who meet with the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land (AOCTS). Bishop Gendron will be accompanied by Mr. Carl Hétu, National Director of CNEWA-Canada. After their meeting in the Holy Land, the two Canadian delegates will visit Jordan and Lebanon.