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2021 World Day of the Poor

Wednesday, June 23 2021

The Fifth World Day of the Poor will be observed on 14 November 2021. In the message, entitled “The poor you will always have with you” (Mk 14:7), Pope Francis states: “The poor, always and everywhere, evangelize us, because they enable us to discover in new ways the true face of the Father. ‘They have much to teach us. Besides participating in the sensus fidei, they know the suffering Christ through their own…

Prayer for National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Monday, June 21 2021

Today, in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Canadian Catholic Indigenous Council released the prayer entitled Prayer for Tolerance, Forgiveness, Reconciliation. Prayer for Tolerance, Forgiveness, Reconciliation

New Resource “We are Neighbours: Catholics and Evangelicals in Canada” Now Available

Monday, June 14 2021

A new resource was developed and released by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) – Evangelical Fellowship of Canada National Dialogue, entitled: We are Neighbours: Catholics and Evangelicals in Canada. The resource is a study-guided based on the 2016 CCCB text Our Evangelical Neighbours – A Catholic Reflection on Evangelical Christianity and the 2019 Evangelical Fellowship of Canada text Our Roman Catholic Neighbours. This…

CCCB Statement – Delegation to the Holy See

Thursday, June 10 2021

The Catholic Bishops in Canada have genuinely heard the sincere invitation to engage wholeheartedly with the past and are deeply committed to take truly meaningful active steps together with Indigenous Peoples in view of a future filled with greater respect and cooperation. The recent discovery of children’s remains at a burial site of a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia remind us of a…