August 2011

1,200 attend charismatic conference in Mtl.

(2011-08-23) They came from Ontario, New Brunswick and across Quebec, Aug. 18-21, to pack the pews of Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church in Montreal for the national francophone conference of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement.

'LOVE' CAMPAIGN RAISES $1.65 MILLION

(2011-08-18) Nearly 11,000 donors responded to the Archdiocese of Montreal's annual campaign, contributing a total of $1,648,972.28 and exceeding last year's total by $30,000.

NEW BISHOPS TO BE ORDAINED SEPT. 10

(2011-08-18) Two episcopal ordinations will be held in Montreal this summer as the archdiocese welcomes two new auxiliary bishops. Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte will ordain Bishops-elect Thomas Dowd and Christian Lépine Sept. 10.

Catholic aid needed to stem African famine

(2011-08-08) An urgent call for humanitarian aid has been issued to help stem a massive famine affecting 10 million people in the Horn of Africa, caused by the worst drought the area has seen in 60 years.