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Diocese of Mont-Laurier united to Diocese of Saint-Jérôme “in persona episcopi” – appointment of the Most Rev. Raymond Poisson as Bishop of Mont-Laurier

Monday, June 01 2020

Ottawa – Today, his Holiness Pope Francis united the Diocese of Mont-Laurier with the Diocese of Saint-Jérôme “in persona episcopi” (that is in the person of the Bishop) and has appointed the Most Reverend Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme, as Bishop of Mont-Laurier. He will now serve both dioceses as their Bishop. He succeeds the Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher who was appointed by the Holy…

CCCB Launches New Website

Friday, May 29 2020

Ottawa – Visitors to the website of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) – www.cccb.ca – will notice significant improvements. The website welcomes between 10,000 and 15, 000 users each month. New and returning visitors will appreciate a fresh and visually attractive layout, improved navigation based on a thematic organization using broad categories to appeal to a wider audience, and upgraded compatibility of the…

CCCB Signs Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau Regarding Research for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Thursday, May 21 2020

Today, a letter was sent to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and to Mrs. Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, recognizing the government's generous financial commitment to the development of a vaccine for COVID-19. The letter also urges the federal government to ensure that the development of those vaccines not present an ethical dilemma to Canadians and emphasizes the distinction between vaccines…

Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle Releases Reflection on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, May 07 2020

In this Easter season, the Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle released a reflection on the COVID-19 pandemic. This open letter to all Canadians brings to light both challenges and opportunities during these unprecedented times. Link to the reflection