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Tonight on Perspectives: The new President of the CCCB grants his first interview, the Bishop of Calgary explains “bumps in the road” in the renewal of Development and Peace, and the CCCB announces a new initiative to promote life and the family. ...read more
Watch live streaming video from cccb2011 at livestream.com Every year, the Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops begins with the president’s report. Bishop Pierre Morissette, whose term as head of the CCCB ends this week, outlined the work that has been done over the past year and the challenges that lie ahead. ...read more
As the bishops of Canada do each morning at their annual gathering, they began the day with Mass and Morning Prayer. Today’s homilist was Bishop Douglas Crosby of Hamilton, who was was re-elected yesterday as the Co-Treasurer of the bishops’ conference. This morning, the bishops discussed two issues that have inspired a great deal of ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: On day two of the CCCB Plenary Assembly, we tell you who was elected as the new President of the Canadian bishops’ conference. Plus, the Pope’s representative assesses the state of the Church in Canada. ...read more
S+L’s live coverage of the Canadian bishops’ annual gathering continues this morning. We begin with Lauds and Mass at 7:30am ET / 4:30am PT. Today the liturgy will be celebrated in French. At 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT, our live broadcast resumes with the second of two addresses by the keynote speaker, Archbishop Robert Le ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: the Pope makes a special announcement, we recap the first day of the Canadian bishops’ assembly and Montreal celebrates the first anniversary of the canonization of Saint Brother André. ...read more