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Share Lent 2020: Message from the Archbishop

27-02-2020
Archbishop Christian Lépine encourages all parishes, missions and faithful of the diocese to participate in the Development and Peace – Caritas Canada Share Lent campaign.

International

In Nicaragua, a bishop addresses an ethical decalogue to politicians

25-02-2020
The Most Rev. Rolando José Alvarez Lagos, Archbishop of Matagalpa, gave ten principles to the country’s politicians during a homily delivered on Feb 16.

Montreal

Discover the living Christ !

24-02-2020
Here is the letter from the Archbishop to the youth of Montreal on the occasion of the 35th Diocesan World Youth Day.

General

Statement by the President of the Assembly following the revelations about Jean Vanier

24-02-2020
Reaction of the President of the Assembly, the Most Rev. Christian Rodembourg, to the revelations concerning Jean Vanier.

Pope Francis

Pope for Lent: With God there is always a dialogue of the heart

24-02-2020
The Vatican releases Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2020, in which the Holy Father invites the faithful to embrace the paschal mystery as the basis for conversion.

International

Three cardinals call for relocation of Lesbos refugees in Europe

23-02-2020
In a letter addressed to EU Episcopal Conferences, Cardinals Jean-Claude Hollerich, president of the Commission of Bishop’s Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), Michael Czerny, undersecretary of the Migrants & Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and Konrad Krajewski, chaplain of His Holiness, ask that the refugees living on the island of Lesbos be welcomed and rehoused in other European countries.

Montreal

Anniversary masses to be held worldwide for Fr. Giussani and the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (CL)

20-02-2020
15 years after the death of Servant of God, Fr. Luigi Giussani (February 22, 2005), and 38 years after the Pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of CL (February 11, 1982), masses will be celebrated by bishops and cardinals around the world.

Montreal

Saint Nikola Tavelić

20-02-2020
In the magnificent, sun-filled church of St. Nikola Tavelić, both young and old gathered in great numbers from the Montreal Croatian Catholic community. The atmosphere was a joyful one, with children and youth dressed in traditional costumes, as part of a special Mass held Sunday, Feb. 9, celebrating the feast of St. Nikola Tavelić.

Pope Francis

February: the Pope calls us to pray for migrants and victims of trafficking

18-02-2020
In this month of February, the Pope calls us to hear the cry of migrants, many of whom are victims of human trafficking.

Montreal

Be daring, get involved!: A tool for a missionary conversion

17-02-2020
Up to sixty people gathered Tuesday, Feb. 11, including priests, deacons and pastoral team members, for a meeting organized by the Office for Faith Education, held at Notre-Dame-d’Afrique Mission.

Pope Francis

Pope at Angelus: ‘God teaches us true freedom and responsibility'

17-02-2020
Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel reading for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, which deals with the fulfillment of the Law.

Pope Francis

Pope urges lay Christians to go forth and make the voice of the Gospel resound

14-02-2020
A message sent by Pope Francis to participants in an event organized by the Spanish Conference of Bishops’ dedicated to the laity calls on Christians to embrace the missionary mandate and make the voice of the Gospel resound in a world where the Good News is suffocated by so many voices of death and despair.