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Tonight on Perspectives: On day four of the CCCB Plenary Assembly, the Archbishop of Halifax says there is more work to be done to address the sex abuse crisis. ...read more
On Wednesday, the Canadian bishops addressed one of the more controversial topics of the CCCB Plenary Assembly: the ongoing process of renewal of Development and Peace (CCODP). According to Bishop Fred Henry of Calgary, the bishops are continuing to revision Development and Peace in light of Benedict XVI’s social encyclical Caritas in Veritate. The reform ...read more
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