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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…

Statement of the CCCB Following the Tragic Event in Minneapolis

Monday, June 08 2020

Today, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) issued a statement in response to the tragic event of 25 May 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Link to the statement

Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Laudato Si’ with a Special Anniversary Year (24 May 2020 – 24 May 2021)

Monday, June 01 2020

On 24 May 2015, Pope Francis signed the encyclical Laudato Si’: On the Care for Our Common Home, which called upon not only Catholics all over the world, but the entire global community to recognize how every person is profoundly connected and dependent on one another, as well as on the natural world in which we all live. To honour the anniversary of this encyclical,…