Catholic Bishops to Release Pastoral Message on MarriageMonday, September 08 2003
The President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) Most Rev. Jacques Berthelet, C.S.V., on behalf of the episcopal conference’s Permanent Council, will make public a pastoral message on marriage in light of the current debate surrounding the proposed government legislation on the redefinition of marriage.
The pastoral message will be released at a national media conference that will take place Wednesday, September 10, 2003, at 10:30 AM at the Grand Séminaire de Montréal, 2065, Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal.
The CCCB Permanent Council will be represented by three spokespersons:
- Bishop Jacques Berthelet, C.S.V., Bishop of Saint Jean-Longueuil and President of the CCCB
- Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, Archbishop of Montreal
- Cardinal Aloysius Ambrozic, Archbishop of Toronto
The Pastoral Message will be available on the CCCB website immediately following the Wednesday Media Conference.