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2020 Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada

Tuesday, September 15 2020

The annual Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada will be held on  26 and 27 September 2020. In his message to pastors and other collaborators in pastoral ministries, the Most Reverend Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), reflected on the impact of the Coronavirus on the Church in Canada and society at large.…

The New Directory for Catechesis Available for Pre-Order Through CCCB Publishing

Tuesday, September 01 2020

Ottawa – Following the 25 June 2020 release of the new Directory for Catechesis by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) Publications is pleased to offer the official English translation for sale in Canada through pre-order beginning today. Common to the General Catechetical Directory (1971) and the General Directory for Catechesis (1997) that preceded…

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace – Caritas Canada launch Joint Working Committees to implement recommendations of organizational review

Tuesday, July 28 2020

28 July 2020, Montreal/Ottawa – Following an organizational review of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace – Caritas Canada to improve its collaboration with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, implementation of the resulting recommendations will begin this fall. The organizational review was conducted by the firm Deloitte and involved the participation of staff and members of Development and Peace, as well as…

CCCB Executive Committee Publishes Message on Caring in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, July 14 2020

Today, the members of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) released a Message entitled They Still Bring Forth Fruit in Old Age: A Lesson on Caring in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This timely Message serves as an occasion for the Bishops of Canada to acknowledge the most serious difficulties faced by many vulnerable persons across the country during…