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May 16, 2019, 06:30 ET Bill 21 regarding secularism - Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, May 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - As the hearings continue into Bill 21 regarding secularism, the state and the ensuing ramifications, there is reason to fear that it will be at the expense of...


Apr 29, 2019, 06:00 ET The Catholic Church of Montreal launches its new awareness campaign under the theme "Finding your way"

MONTREAL, April 29, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Keenly aware of the frenetic pace of life confronting families, young people and vulnerable individuals today, and wanting to help them get back to their...


Apr 16, 2019, 10:34 ET Mass in Solidarity with the Archdiocese of Paris

MONTREAL, April 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Most Reverend Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal, will celebrate today a Mass to be in solidarity with the Archdiocese of Paris, following...


Apr 16, 2019, 06:00 ET Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris - Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, April 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with much sorrow that we learned of the hazardous fire ravaging Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. This damaging fire has evoked tremendous dismay among the...


Apr 03, 2019, 16:30 ET Class Action Request: Statement from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal

MONTREAL, April 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Archdiocese of Montreal acknowledges the request for authorization to institute a class action and to obtain the status of representative, filed in the...


Mar 27, 2019, 07:00 ET Abuse of Minors: External Audit

The dioceses of Joliette, Montreal, Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Saint-Jérôme and Valleyfield commission retired judge to conduct external audit of allegations on sexual abuse of minors MONTREAL, March 27,...


Mar 25, 2019, 14:05 ET Sentence rendered: Brian Boucher

MONTREAL, March 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - 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...


Mar 22, 2019, 15:36 ET Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, March 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - By now, you may have heard that Father Claude Grou of the Congregation of Holy Cross and rector of Saint Joseph's Oratory was stabbed this morning while...


Mar 20, 2019, 18:06 ET Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, March 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Some 82 years ago in 1937, a crucifix was installed in the Montreal city council chambers, the elected officials of the day wishing to recognize our history...


Jan 21, 2019, 10:30 ET Fr. Brian Boucher pleads guilty: Archdiocese responds

MONTREAL, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Archdiocese of Montreal responds to the guilty plea that Fr. Brian Boucher entered today at the beginning of his second trial on sexual abuse charges...


Jan 10, 2019, 13:06 ET Statement of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal

MONTREAL, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The relay of information about the booklet Réflexions pour susciter le dialogue parents/enfants sur le programme Éducation à la sexualité du Ministère de...


Jan 08, 2019, 16:42 ET Guilty verdict rendered: Fr. Brian Boucher

MONTREAL, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - From the moment diocesan priest Brian Boucher was arraigned on sexual-interference/assault charges, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal removed him from all...


Jan 26, 2018, 11:25 ET Media Advisory - Funeral for Father Emmett Johns, "Pops", Saturday, January 27, 2018

MONTREAL, Jan. 26, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - In preparation for the funeral of Father Emmett Johns, "Pops," and to assist the media, the Archdiocese of the Catholic Church of Montreal and Dans la rue...


Jan 24, 2018, 16:17 ET Media access for the public tribute to Father Emmett Johns, "Pops" - Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26, 2018

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Hall of Honour at Montreal City Hall will serve as the public gathering place on Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26, 2018, where Father Emmett Johns,...


Jan 24, 2018, 15:34 ET The Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal and Dans la rue Invite Montrealers to Pay Final Tribute to Father Emmett Johns, "Pops"

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - A friend to many, a mentor and role model for countless others, Father Emmett Johns, "Pops" provided comfort and friendship to homeless youth and to those in...


Jan 23, 2018, 09:30 ET Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal to receive the relic of St. Francis Xavier

MONTREAL, Jan. 23, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Archdiocese of the Catholic Church of Montreal invites the faithful to participate in the veneration of the relic of St. Francis Xavier on January 28 and 29 ...


Jan 17, 2018, 14:55 ET The Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal Invites Montrealers to Pay Final Tribute to Father Emmett "Pops" Johns

MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - A friend-in-need for many, a mentor and role model for many more, Father Emmett "Pops" Johns offered comfort and friendship to homeless youth and to those in...


Jan 15, 2018, 09:30 ET Christopher West and Jason Evert to headline Archdiocese of Montreal conference on sexuality

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Two world renowned authors and experts in the spiritual dimension of sexuality will lead the Decoding Love Conference, focusing on the topics of love, sex,...


Jan 10, 2018, 09:00 ET Creation of the Diocesan Centre for Marriage, Life and Family by the Archdiocese of Montreal

MONTREAL, Jan. 10, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Archdiocese of Montreal announced the creation of an organization of evangelization: the Diocesan Centre for Marriage, Life and Family. Two organizations...