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The message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 31st World Day of the Sick in English and French.

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His Holiness Pope Francis released a message to mark the 56th World Day of Peace, which will take place on 1 January 2023. The theme of the said message is “No one can be saved alone. Combatting Covid-19 together, embarking together on paths of peace”.

You can find the message, in various languages, posted on the Holy See’s website at the following links:

In English:

In French:


Earlier this year, in June, the CCCB Office for Family and Life published its first edition of All Things New, a quarterly digital newsletter for dioceses, parishes, and families. The subscription link to All Things New can be found on the CCCB website under the Family and Life section. In an effort to grow the national family and life network, you are invited to subscribe. 

English – All Things New ­– Subscribe

Français – Toutes choses nouvelles – S’inscrire


The CCCB is inviting all the Canadian faithful and people of good will to join Pope Francis in praying for peace in the following Press Release.

English Statement

French Statement


Statement by Bishop Raymond Poisson, Bishop of St-Jérôme-Mont Laurier and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

on the recent tragic events at James Smith First Nation and Weldon, SK



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