News & Events
Aug 10, 2017
Letter of CCCB President to the Prime Minister of Canada concerning Canadian mining industry
The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby OMI, Bishop of Hamilton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), has written the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, concerning Canadian mining operations in Latin America and their detrimental effects on the natural environment and local populations, including Indigenous peoples. The letter was also sent to the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
Jul 27, 2017
It rains a lot in Tahsis
It rains a lot in the North Island. A lot. And over time, the rain has worked its way through the roof of St. Joseph’s church in the beautiful community of Tahsis.
Jul 27, 2017
Fish with the Bish – 2017
In mid July, Merlin and I were delighted to host Claire Yoo, along with her son Kevin, daughter-in-law Min Jeong, and grandaughter Madeline, for the Fish with the Bish trip Claire won at the Bishop’s Gala.
Jun 8, 2017
Pray, Give, Speak Out: Crisis in South Sudan
In February, the Catholic Bishops of South Sudan appealed for international assistance and called for peace and reconciliation among their people. Plagued with violence and severe drought conditions, the UN has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, Yemen, Northeast Nigeria, and Somalia, in the world’s largest humanitarian crises since the Second World War.