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Death of The Most Reverend André Gaumond Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Sherbrooke

Wednesday, December 18 2019

Ottawa – The Most Reverend André Gaumond, Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Sherbrooke, died on 14 December 2019. Archbishop Gaumond was born on 3 June 1936 in Saint-Thomas de Montmagny, Québec, and ordained a priest for the Diocese of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière on 27 May 1961 following the completion of his theological formation at Saint Paul Seminary, Ottawa. After pursuing further studies in philosophy at the…

Bishop Appointed for the Diocese of Antigonish

Wednesday, December 18 2019

Ottawa – Today, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Most Reverend Wayne Kirkpatrick Bishop of the Diocese of Antigonish. At the time of his appointment, Bishop Kirkpatrick was serving as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto. Bishop Kirkpatrick will assume the pastoral governance of the Diocese from the Most Reverend Brian Dunn, who currently serves as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Antigonish and…

The Anglican Roman Catholic Bishops Dialogue Holds Annual Meeting in Toronto

Thursday, December 12 2019

Toronto - The Anglican Roman Catholic Bishops' Dialogue of Canada (ARC-B) held its most recent meeting in the Toronto area from the 27th-29th of November, 2019. The annual meeting facilitates opportunities for the Anglican and Roman Catholic Bishops to share, learn, and discuss about their respective pastoral activities, update one another on the news from our churches, and further the aims of Christian unity in…

2019 Annual Visit of the Presidency of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops to the Holy See

Thursday, December 05 2019

Ottawa – The annual visit of the Presidency of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) to the Holy See will take place from 9-20 December 2019. This year's delegation includes the Most Reverend Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and CCCB President, the Most Reverend Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme and CCCB Vice President, and Monsignor Frank Leo, Jr., CCCB General Secretary. A highlight of…