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S+L BLOG: Cardinal Turcotte



Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis meets with the family of Asia Bibi at today’s General Audience, the Turkish Prime Minister speaks out against the pope and details for the funeral of Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte of Montreal. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Archbishop Christian Lepine of Montreal addresses the death of Cardinal Turcotte, Catholic News Service travels to Istanbul to meet child refugees from Syria and Iraq and a big jump in priestly ordinations in the United States. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the death of Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte and Pope Francis’ Weekly General Audience. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday in Vatican City, CNS goes to Jerusalem to see Palm Sunday celebrations and a pair of Cardinals are admitted to palliative care. ...read more
Here are some of the things going on across Canada this week. In Montreal, Cardinal Jean Claude Turcotte has been entered palliative care. The RCIA program in Edmonton is overflowing. The Western Catholic Reporter explores why. An 80-year-old high school teacher in Vancouver makes headlines for refusing to slow down. And in Saskatoon, a Catholic ...read more
Earlier today, Pope Benedict XVI named Bishop Christian Lépine, Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal as Archbishop of Montreal. He will succeed His Eminence, Jean Claude Cardinal Turcotte.  Born in Montreal on Sept. 18, 1951, Christian Lépine was ordained a priest on Sept. 7, 1983. He studied theology at the University of Montreal and philosophy in Rome at ...read more