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After listening sessions, Canadian bishops write to young people
Nicholas Elbers, Catholic News Service
October 13, 2022
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CNS) — As parish youth coordinator at St. Matthew’s in Surrey, Eleanor Wong sees firsthand the struggles that young people have with the church, so she’s welcoming a new pastoral letter from Canada’s bishops that tells young people they have unique contributions to make to the church and to the world. The more
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), gathered in Plenary Assembly this week, agreed upon a series of next steps related to the painful legacy of residential schools. This work builds on previous commitments to promote access to records, educate clergy on Indigenous cultures and spirituality, and contribute $30 million to healing and reconciliation initiatives more
Details of Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Canada, which is scheduled to take place July 24-29, 2022, in Edmonton, Quebec City, and Iqaluit. more
Read this statement from the CCCB announcing the departure for Rome of a delegation of 32 Indigenous representatives who will meet with Pope Francis. more
The delegation to Rome to meet with Pope Francis, originally planned for December 2021, is now scheduled to take place at the end of March 2022. more
The Canadian Bishops have released details regarding the $30M being raised to support healing and reconciliation initiatives across Canada. more