The 'astonishing rise' of Cardinal Ouellet
Catholic World News - July 02, 2010
Ten years ago, Father Marc Ouellet was a priest, a seminary rector and theology instructor. This week Cardinal Ouellet was named prefect of the powerful Congregation for Bishops. Writing in Canada’s National Post Father Raymond J. de Souza reflects on the remarkably fast ascent up the ecclesiastical ladder by the prelate from Quebec—and his prospects as a potential candidate for the papacy.
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Posted by: lauriem5377 -
Jul. 03, 2010 3:49 PM ET USA
I was pleased with his recent leadership in standing up for the sanctity of life. He is a good example to other bishops and to the laity.
Posted by: Ken -
Jul. 03, 2010 8:34 AM ET USA
It is men such as this who will bring the Catholic Church through the dark hours it is experiencing.