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Bishop Lionel Gendron, new President of the CCCB

Bishop Lionel Gendron, new President of the CCCB

New CCCB President outlines vision for future

09/10/2017 14:30

Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil was elected President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) at the end of September. He spoke to Vatican Radio about the main points discussed during the recent plenary and about his vision for the coming years.

Pope Francis receives bishops appointed during the past twelve months

Pope Francis receives bishops appointed during the past twelve months

Pope Francis urges new Bishops to cultivate discernment

14/09/2017 16:05

Pope Francis has urged Bishops to cultivate what he called an “attitude of listening” and to avoid being “imprisoned by nostalgia.” He was addressing Catholic Bishops from across the globe who have been appointed during the past year..

    

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Ruben Salazar, Archbishop of Bogota

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Ruben Salazar, Archbishop of Bogota

Pope urges CELAM to empower youth, laity and women

07/09/2017 19:13

Pope Francis’ eagerly awaited discourse to the leaders of the Latin American Bishops’ Conference (CELAM) provided a rich and colourful canvas of ideas and proposals for an integral response to the many challenges of the continent in this time of change.

 

Preparations for Pope Francis's apostolic visit to Colombia

Preparations for Pope Francis's apostolic visit to Colombia

Pope in Colombia: The Church’s prophetic voice for peace

06/09/2017 08:30

As Pope Francis embarks on an apostolic visit to Colombia, Monsignor Hector Fabio Henao, director of Caritas Colombia and representative for the Colombian Bishops to the National Council for Peace, explains the fundamental role of Colombian Bishops in the quest for peace.