Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Leadership of Canadian bishops’ conference makes annual visit to Vatican

Catholic World News - November 19, 2012

The president and vice president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops are making their annual visit to the Vatican.

Archbishop Paul-André Durocher of Gatineau (Quebec), the conference’s vice president, says that he spoke with Pope Benedict about the impact of St. Kateri Tekakwitha’s canonization as well as the new evangelization.

“I think, as a whole, in Canada we’ve embraced the concept of the new evangelization,” said Archbishop Durocher. “I would say that Canada is in the midst of what the new evangelization is all about, and the bishops take that very seriously.”

“The universal Church has different faces, depending on where it is,” he added as he spoke about meetings with members of the Roman Curia. “And in Canada we have our own reality. It’s important for us to be able to express that reality, to explain it also, to the people who work here in Rome. At the same time it’s important for us to have a sense of the universal Church.”

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our June expenses ($11,734 to go):
$35,000.00 $23,266.23
34% 66%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

A Baptist leader with a message the Synod of Bishops should hear 4 hours ago
'Helpful' advice for social conservatives: ignore causes, deal with effects 5 hours ago
In the Aftermath of Obergefell 5 hours ago
The political outlook after Obergefell June 29
Good news/bad news on the Vatican PR overhaul June 29

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope approves process for holding bishops accountable in abuse cases CWN - June 10
Pope Francis’ 2nd encyclical released (includes link to full text) CWN - June 18
US Supreme Court rules all states must recognize same-sex marriage CWN - June 26
Archbishop Nienstedt, auxiliary bishop resign CWN - June 15
Cardinal Kasper: Pope never approved my proposal CWN - June 4