Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’

Canadian bishops to send Indigenous delegation to meet Pope Francis on residential schools

Monday, June 14th, 2021

The national assembly of Catholic bishops in Canada is preparing to send a delegation of Indigenous people to the Vatican for a visit with Pope Francis to discuss Canada’s residential school system and the role the Catholic church played. In a statement Thursday, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) said it has been preparing Read more

Bishops seek reconciliation after indigenous children’s remains found

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

After 215 indigenous children’s remains were discovered at the site of a former Catholic residential school in Canada, the country’s Catholic bishops are seeking healing and reconciliation with Canada’s indigenous populations. It’s unclear what led to the deaths of children, some as young as 3. Their bodies along with the other indigenous children’s remains were Read more

Canada’s faith leaders seek help for famines

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Faith leaders in Canada, including the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Baha’i faith leaders are asking for help to tackle the famines causing  death,  suffering and displacement in the world today. They have named four countries that need urgent help. Read more