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Three Canadian priests to participate in Synod’s International Meeting of Priests in Rome

Wednesday, March 27 2024

March 27, 2024, Ottawa - The Holy See announced a worldwide meeting of priests as part of the Synod on Synodality to be held this spring in Rome. Three hundred priests, sent by the Bishops' Conferences and the Oriental Catholic Churches, will participate in a global meeting of listening, prayer and discernment, entitled: “Parish Priests for the Synod: An International Meeting,” to be held on…

Message from the Holy See to Mark the Celebration of Ramadan 2024

Friday, March 15 2024

March 15, 2024, Ottawa - To mark the month of Ramadan and its conclusion (Id al-Fitr), on 15 March 2024, the Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue published a message titled Christian and Muslims: Extinguish the Fire of War and Light the Candle of Peace: “We look to the Almighty as God of peace, the source of peace, who in a special way loves all those who…

International meeting of the Church in the Americas

Wednesday, February 28 2024

February 28, 2024, TAMPA, FLORIDA – Concluding a three-day summit, officers and members of the Episcopal Conferences of the Americas met from February 26th – 28th at a retreat center to pray and discuss their shared ministry as Pastors. The twelve bishops attending included bishops from El Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano y Caribeño (CELAM), The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), and The United States Conference…

Canadian churches and Christian leaders call for peace as war in Ukraine enters its third year

Wednesday, February 21 2024

February 21, 2024, Ottawa - February 24 marks the second anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. National representatives of Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant communities, in collaboration with the World Evangelical Alliance’s Peace and Reconciliation Network, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, and the Canadian Council of Churches, have signed this Pastoral Letter on Ukraine, Canada, and the Church, inviting all to join in praying for peace.…