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The man behind the Cardinal

Pastor of the Archdiocese of Montreal from 1990 to 2012, Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte died on April 8, 2015. We offer you a glance at the man behind the Cardinal, who was leading one of the largest diocese in Canada for over 22 years.

In this topic, you will learn more about his dedication to the poor, his communication skills, challenges as a manager and his advertising campaigns. A photo album of his most memorable moments and an exclusive interview with the Cardinal will soon be available.

You will also have the opportunity to leave a comment to the Cardinal at the bottom of each article.

 

Official Biography

descriptionHere is the official biography of Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte.

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SOCIAL ACTION

For Cardinal Turcotte, the fight against poverty is a priority.

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COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA

Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte is among the most remarkable public figures in Montreal and in the province of Quebec.

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MANAGING THE ARCHDIOCESE

Managing the Largest Archdiocese in Quebec comes with numerous challenges. What was his management like?

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THE CARDINAL’S TOUCH IN ADVERTISING

The Church of Montreal's advertising messages do not go unnoticed. Cardinal Turcotte was very proud of it.

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INTERVIEW WITH CARDINAL TURCOTTE (VIDEO)

Looking back on his years as Archbishop of Montreal 

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PHOTO ALBUM

Memorable moments of Cardinal Turcotte 

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BOOK OF CONDOLENCES

Here is a place to write a last homage to Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte.

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Photo Album - Lying in state of Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte

Lying in state of Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte

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Funeral – Most Rev. Christian Lépine’s Homily

Here is the homily of Archbishop Christian Lépine.

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Photo Album - Funeral of Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte

Funeral of Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte

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