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Euthanasia: Pastoral Statement of the CCCB

29-02-2016
The Special Joint Committee of the Government of Canada on "Physician-Assisted Dying" this past February 25 released its report, "Medical Assistance in Dying: A Patient-Centred Approach".

Montreal

Welcoming Refugees

24-02-2016
Alessandra Santopadre, co-ordinator of the Refugee Sponsorship Program, provides a testimonial of the diocesan experience.

General

Energy, Ethics, and Climate Change

23-02-2016
(VMO) On Thursday January 28th, the Newman Centre welcomed Professor Michael Northcott for a special edition of its 'Theology Thursday' series.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ followers on Twitter now exceed 27 million

22-02-2016
(Vatican Radio) The number of Pope Francis' followers on his @Pontifex Twitter account in 9 languages climbed above 27 million during his visit to Mexico.

National

Death of Dr. Victor Goldbloom

16-02-2016
Archbishop Christian Lépine highlights Dr. Goldbloom's role in the dialogue between Christians and Jews.

Pope Francis

Mass at San Cristobal de la Casas: the Pope asks indigenous peoples for forgiveness

16-02-2016
(News.va) On February 15, 2016, the Holy Father arrived shortly after 9 a.m. local time (4.10 p.m. in Rome) at Tuxtla Gutierrez, capital of the state of Chiapas.

Montreal

"Do Not Squander Your Illnesses!"

16-02-2016
It was a first for the World Day of the Sick. On February 11, 2016, on the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Pastoral Home Care team held a full day of prayer at Saint-Jude Sanctuary in Montreal, at the very location where this organization was founded in 1992.

National

Speaking notes by Cardinal Thomas Collins on Physician-Assisted Dying

15-02-2016
His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, and Deacon Larry Worthen intervened on February 3, 2016, before the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying.

Montreal

Churches of Mercy in Montreal

10-02-2016
As suggested by the Archbishop in his letter for the opening of the Jubilee of Mercy, some of our parishes have chosen to make their church a Church of Mercy, not with a Door of Mercy, but by committing to offer "24 Hours for the Lord."

National

Share Lent 2016

09-02-2016
In a letter adressed to the faithful of the diocese, Archbishop Christian Lépine invites us to join Develpment and Peace's Share Lent campaign.

Pope Francis

Diocesan Lenten Mission

08-02-2016
An opportunity for all the faithful of Montreal to gather during Lent and participate in the Pope's Jubilee Year of Mercy! The event will take place on March 1-3, 2016.

International

Christians of the Middle East: Genocide underway

07-02-2016
“Christians of Iraq were numbered 1.5 million in 2004 and are now only 250,000, those who remain are risking their lives each day,” writes Marie-Claude Lalonde National Director of the Canadian office of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).