Human-induced climate change is a scientific reality
(Vatican Radio) World leaders meeting at the Vatican for a conference on climate change have issued a final statement, declaring that "human-induced climate change is a scientific reality" and "its decisive mitigation is a moral and religious imperative for humanity."
Death of the Most Reverend Raymond Roussin
(CCCB)The Most Reverend Raymond Roussin, S.M., Archbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, died on April 24, 2015, in Winnipeg, at the age of 75.
Major Earthquake hits Nepal
(Development and Peace) On the third day after the terrible April 25 earthquake in Nepal, the people in Nepal are still afraid of aftershocks, and they are still counting the number of dead and injured, numbers which continue to climb. The violent 7.8 magnitude earthquake has caused nearly 4,000 deaths so far, with more than 6,500 people injured and thousands of people still missing.
Easter Funeral for Cardinal Turcotte
On April 17, more than 1,400 people assembled at Montreal's Mary Queen of the World Cathedral for the funeral of Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte, Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Montreal, to pray for him and to pay him their last respects.
Paul Donovan Appointed President
The Loyola High School Jesuit Board of Directors and the Loyola High School Board of Governors are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Paul Donovan as the next President of Loyola High School, effective August 1, 2015.
Holy Spirit Day
This past Sunday, April 12, Mary Queen of the World Cathedral hosted over 800 confirmands across Montreal, and their families, to celebrate Holy Spirit Day. It was standing room only as the Cathedral was packed!
Beatification of Elisabeth Turgeon
(CCCB) The Papal Legate, His Eminence Angelo Cardinal Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, will preside at the Beatification of Elisabeth Turgeon on April 26, 2015, in Saint-Robert-Bellarmin Church, Rimouski, with Mass beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Cardinal Turcotte's Funeral
The Funeral for Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte will be celebrated by Most Reverend Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal, on Friday, April 17, at 2 p.m. at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.
Presence at the Parents and Kids Fair
The Parents and Kids Fair was held last weekend at Place Bonaventure, and the Church of Montreal's kiosk was in plain sight, thanks to the hard-working employees of the diocesan Office de la Famille.
The human person at the heart of food sovereignty
The Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops has published their annual May 1st message, entitled "The Human Person at the Heart of Food Sovereignty
Death of Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte
It is with deep regret that the Archbishop of Montreal, Most Reverend Christian Lépine, announces the death of his predecessor, Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, on April 8, 2015. He was 78 years old.
Pope Francis: Urbi et Orbi Message
(Vatican Radio) Tens of thousands of people gathered in Saint Peter's Square on Sunday morning, despite the cold and the rain, to take part in Solemn Mass with Pope Francis in celebration of Easter. Following the Liturgy, the Holy Father gave the traditional Blessing Urbi et Orbi - to the City [of Rome] and to the World.