Current Announcements

FAQ document regarding the North American Continental Stage of the Synod

Thursday, November 03 2022

The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) document provides simple and clear answers to common questions regarding the method adopted for the Continental Stage in North America of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality.

Communique for the Continental Stage of the Synod

Thursday, October 27 2022

28 October 2022 Yesterday, the Holy See’s General Secretariat of the Synod issued the Document for the Continental Stage (DCS) of the 2021-2024 Synod: For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, and Mission. The DCS is the result of the discernment of 112 contributions from episcopal conferences, including the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), as well as contributions from Eastern Catholic Churches, religious congregations, ecclesial…

Episcopal Resignation and Appointment for the Diocese of Nicolet

Tuesday, October 18 2022

18 October 2022 – Ottawa – Today, His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend André Gazaille as Bishop of Nicolet, and appointed the Most Reverend Daniel Jodoin, currently Bishop of Bathurst, as his successor. Bishop Jodoin was born 2 March 1957, in Granby, Quebec. After high school studies at the Verbe Divin minor seminary in Granby and further studies at…

CNEWA welcomes new National Director in Canada

Tuesday, October 04 2022

On 24 August 2022 the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) announced the appointment of Dr. Adriana Bara, Ph.D., as their new national director in Canada. Until her appointment, Dr. Bara directed the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism in Montreal, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1963. An agency of the Holy See, CNEWA is present in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe. CNEWA…