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Sexual Abuse of Minors: External Audit

27-03-2019
Five Quebec dioceses have commissioned retired Superior Court justice Anne-Marie Trahan to conduct an external audit of their archives to assess the number and the nature of well-founded allegations of sexual abuse of minors made against Catholic clergy and mandated lay personnel from 1950 to the present.

Montreal

Father Grou is alive and well

25-03-2019
Father Grou, who was the victim of an assault last Friday morning while celebrating Mass, gave reassurance to his staff and the faithful of Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal.

Montreal

Sentence rendered: Brian Boucher

25-03-2019
The eight-year prison term for Brian Boucher, rendered by Justice Compagnone today, is the result of due process rigorously applied, and the Archdiocese of Montreal is satisfied that justice has been served, marking a critical step in the healing process for all those terribly wounded by his conduct: the victims, their loved ones and the community.

Montreal

Statement from the Archbishop on the assault at St. Joseph's Oratory

22-03-2019
Father Claude Grou of the Congregation of Holy Cross and rector of Saint Joseph’s Oratory was stabbed this morning while celebrating Mass. Here is Archbishop Christian Lépine's statement.

Montreal

City Hall crucifix to be removed

20-03-2019
Archbishop Christian Lépine responds, following the decision to remove the crucifix from Montreal's City Hall.

Montreal

The Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph celebrate 360 years

20-03-2019
On March 17, the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, who founded l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal under the guidance of Jeanne Mance, celebrated the 360th anniversary of their arrival in Canada (1659).

Montreal

Catechesis: More family-oriented than ever!

20-03-2019
With its removal from the school system more than a decade ago, what is left of catechism after its replacement by the Ethics and Religious Culture course? We offer a brief insight into catechesis at the heart of Montreal parishes.

Montreal

A celebration of Montreal youth

20-03-2019
This year’s diocesan World Youth Day will be held on April 13. Come join hundreds of young people who will gather together to celebrate their faith in Jesus Christ!

Montreal

Major makeover of Montreal's Oratory to give visitors 'a new experience'

12-03-2019
Guardian of an exceptional historical, religious and architectural legacy, Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal inaugurated the worksite for its major development project.

Montreal

Saint Joseph: The Saint who has taught me how to love in silence

12-03-2019
As we will soon celebrate the liturgical feast of Saint Joseph, on March 19, Erika Jacinto shares her devotion to the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the adopted father of Jesus.

International

World Youth Day in Panama: A joyful experience!

12-03-2019
The 34th Edition of the WYD held in Panama in January 2019 is now behind us. After living extraordinary moments of kinship, sharing and communion, the pilgrims are back home, empowered and ready to pass on the joy of the Gospel to their own communities!

Montreal

Reporting and Handling of Complaints of Sexual Abuse

05-03-2019
Following the recommendations of the 2018 guidelines on Protecting Minors released by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Catholic Church of Montreal is publishing its protocol for reporting and processing sexual abuse complaints.