CCCB chooses its delegates to attend XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of BishopsMonday, October 17 2022
The General Secretariat of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops announces that the following Bishops will represent this Episcopal Conference at the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme of Synodality.
Representing the English Sector
The Most Rev. J. Michael Miller, C.S.B., Archbishop of Vancouver (first delegate)
The Most Rev. William T. McGrattan, Bishop of Calgary and CCCB Vice President (second delegate)
The Most Rev. Daniel Miehm, Bishop of Peterborough (substitute)
Representing the French Sector
The Most Rev. Marc Pelchat, Auxiliary Bishop of Quebec (first delegate)
The Most Rev. Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme-Mont-Laurier and CCCB President (second delegate)
The Most Rev. Alain Faubert, Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal (substitute)
The above delegates were elected by secret ballot during the week of the Plenary Assembly, 26-29 September 2022.
Also, in a press release published 16 October 2022, the General Secretariat of the Synod confirmed that the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will be held in two sessions, one year apart: the first session will take place 4-29 October 2023, and the second in October 2024.