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CCCB President Signs Joint Statement in Support of Artsakh

Monday, November 30 2020

The Most Reverend Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), has signed a Joint Statement with the Most Reverend Mikael Mouradian, Eparchial Bishop for the Catholic Armenians in Canada and the United States and the Most Reverend Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church Canadian Diocese regarding the violence in Artsakh, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh, the…

Life and Family Suggestions for Homilies and Prayers of the Faithful During December 2020

Wednesday, November 25 2020

Even during a time of social isolation because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Sunday liturgy continues to offer nourishment for prayer and reflection during the whole week – whether we are meditating on the readings, or participating in a television broadcast of the Mass and making a spiritual Communion. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) continues to post possible homily ideas and prayers of…

2020 Message to mark the Sikh celebration of Guru Nanak Prakash Diwas

Friday, November 20 2020

The Most Reverend Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, MCCJ, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, has issued a message to mark the birthday of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. The text is entitled “Christians and Sikhs: Nurturing a Culture of Hope in Pandemic Times”. This year's celebration is being held on 30 November. Link to the Message

2020 Message to Mark the Hindu Celebration of Deepavali

Friday, November 13 2020

His Eminence Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, M.C.C.J., President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, issued the annual message to mark the Hindu celebration of Deepavali, entitled "Christians and Hindus: Rekindling Positivity and Hope during the Covid-19 Pandemic and Beyond". Deepavali (also called Diwali) celebrates the victory of truth over falsehood, light over darkness, life over death, good over evil. The celebrations last three…