December 2012

Official Communiqué

Communiqué of the Archdiocese of Montreal

(2012-12-22) The Archdiocese of Montreal learned on Friday, December 21, that Mr. William Kokesch, permanent deacon, had been arrested that same day. Read the official communiqué.

Christmas Message 2012

CCCB: Christmas Message 2012

(2012-12-17) Here is the Christmas Message 2012 of Archbishop Richard Smith, Archbishop of Edmonton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB).

Merry Christmas !

Celebrating Christmas

(2012-12-14) To help place yourself in a joyful and hopeful spirit, have a look at our special topic for Christmas! Read more.

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

(2012-12-12) The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be celebrated from January 18 to 25, 2013. Its purpose is to encourage Christians around the world to meet and especially pray together.

CCCB Message

Kateri: Model for loving and following Jesus

(2012-12-11) In response to an invitation earlier this year by the Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council, the CCCB offers the following message for the 12 December 2012 Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous People.

64th anniversary of Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day : 64th Anniversary

(2012-12-10) On the 64th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2012, the Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT-Canada) suggest a prayer for those who keep watch.

Benedict XVI on Twitter

Pope Benedict XVI now on Twitter

(2012-12-03) A press conference was held this morning in the Holy See Press Office to explain the presence of the Pope on Twitter and to provide additional information on the use of the new media in the Vatican. Read more.