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S+L BLOG: Canadian bishops

Your Holiness, One year ago today, the Bishops of Canada along with all the faithful of our great land saw you appear for the first time on the balcony of Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The simplicity of your manner and your words, the humility with which you invited us to pray for you, and ...read more
    The following is the address given by Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, to his brother bishops at the opening of the plenary assembly of the CCCB. My brother Bishops, guests, and members of our staff, On February 11th of this year, a photographer captured a ...read more
The eighty Bishops from across Canada who have gathered in Saint-Adele, Quebec for the annual plenary assembly, will spend the week evaluating their Ecumenical collaboration, helping their chosen delegates prepare for the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization,  preparing for the the Year of Faith, and the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha. In his address ...read more
On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI responded to the terror attacks in Norway that killed 76. In his message after praying the Angelus, he reiterated his “heartfelt appeal to abandon forever the ways of violence and to shun the logic of evil”. Bishop Pierre Morissette, president of the Canadian episcopal conference, released the following statement today, ...read more