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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…

Appointment of Apostolic Visitator for Ethiopian Faithful of the Alexandrian Ge’ez Rite in the United States of America and Canada

Thursday, July 02 2020

Today, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Reverend Abba Tesfaye Woldemariam Fesuh, as Apostolic Visitator for Ethiopian Faithful of the Alexandrian Rite Ge’ez, in the United States of America and Canada.

The Establishment of New Archdiocese Ottawa-Cornwall, Archbishop Prendergast Takes Possession of the New Archdiocese and the Reception of a New Coadjutor Archbishop

Wednesday, June 17 2020

On 6 May 2020, the Holy Father announced the creation of a new ecclesiastical circumscription, the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall, by amalgamating the former Archdiocese of Ottawa with the former Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. At the same time, Pope Francis appointed the Most Revered Terrence J. Prendergast, S.J., as Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall and the Most Reverend Marcel Damphousse, currently Bishop of Sault Ste- Marie, as Coadjutor Archbishop…