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S+L BLOG: Francois Laval

This week Pope Francis recognized as saints three people who can essentially be credited for founding the Church on the American continent: Francois de Laval, Marie of the Incarnation, and Jose de Anchieta. Francois de Laval was a French missionary who became the first Bishop of New France and laid the foundations for what is ...read more
François de Laval and Marie of the Incarnation Statement by the Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops It is with great joy and thanksgiving that the Bishops of Canada welcome today’s proclamation by Pope Francis that the Universal Church recognizes Bishop François de Laval and Mother Marie of the ...read more