The Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops reiterates its indignation and shame amidst the terrible tragedy of abuse of minors by members of the clergy and religious communities. The Bishops stand firmly for truth and call for justice to be served.
The parish leaders who came together in June asked us to make sure that the synodal process would allow us to consult people outside of our church walls. To do this, we have put in place a survey for the general public, which should help us get to know the opinions of those who wish to express themselves on the life of the Church.
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CCCB today has released a Statement on the Right to Safe Drinking Water by the Commission for Justice and Peace. The Statement examines from the perspective of Scripture and Catholic Social Doctrine the right to water, the problem of its privatization for corporate profit, and the ongoing issue of unsafe drinking water in some Indigenous communities in Canada.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops releases new document to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sexual abuse. Beginning today, in Catholic dioceses/eparchies across Canada, Bishops will issue locally the updated and expanded national guidelines for the protection of minors in Canada. Entitled Protecting Minors from Sexual Abuse: A Call to the Catholic Faithful in Canada for Healing, Reconciliation, and Transformation, this document of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) was unanimously adopted by the Bishops of Canada on September 27 during their 2018 annual Plenary Assembly.
October 11 is the Feast Day of the Diocesan Patron, Mary Mother of the Church. All the faithful are invited to participate in a mass, presided by Mgr Paul-André Durocher.
In solidarity with the men and women affected by the tornadoes, the diocesan team has set up a disaster-relief fund for the victims. All proceeds raised by the Archdiocese through its website will be given to the Canadian Red Cross and the Saint-Vincent de Paul. We highly encourage our parishioners, and all the people of good will to offer their support.
Read the letter of the Archbishop and the Vicar general