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Canadian Bishops Announce $30M National Financial Pledge to Support Healing and Reconciliation Initiatives

Monday, September 27 2021

The Bishops of Canada, as a tangible expression of their commitment to walk with the Indigenous Peoples of this land along the pathway of hope, are making a nation-wide collective financial commitment to support healing and reconciliation initiatives for residential school survivors, their families, and their communities. With a target of $30 million over up to five years, this will include initiatives in every region…

2021 Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada

Thursday, September 16 2021

The annual Collection for the Needs of the Church in Canada will be held on  25 and 26 September 2021. This annual charitable initiative assists the Bishops in their ministry of accompanying, teaching, guiding, sanctifying and caring for the Church in Canada. As part of their episcopal ministry, the Bishops will continue to work together on relations with Indigenous peoples, important doctrinal and ethical questions;…

New Eparchial Bishop Appointed for the Mar Addai Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Canada

Monday, September 13 2021

On Saturday 11 September 2021, His Holiness Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Bawai Soro from the pastoral governance of the Mar Addai Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Canada, having served as its Eparchial Bishop for the past four years. At the same time, the Holy Father appointed the Most Reverend Robert Saeed Jarjis as the new Eparchial Bishop of the same ecclesiastical…

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic Appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Canada

Saturday, June 05 2021

Today, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Most Reverend Ivan Jurkovic as the Apostolic Nuncio to Canada. At the time of his appointment, Archbishop Jurkovic was the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Office of the United Nations in Geneva and Other International Organizations, the Permanent Observer to the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the Representative of the Holy See to the International…