Bishops of Canada reflect on the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia and commemorate the 5th Centenary of the Protestant Reformation
(CCCB – Ottawa)… The annual Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) began on 25 September and will continue until 29 September 2017 at the Nav Canada Centre, Cornwall, Ontario. The meeting is chaired by the Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and CCCB President. Bishop Crosby, who presented his annual report at the opening session, will conclude his term as President at the end of this Plenary. The day began with the celebration of the Eucharist, presided by Bishop Crosby.
The Bishops reflected on Amoris Laetitia: the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on love in the family. The guest speaker was His Eminence Marc Cardinal Ouellet, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, who is Archbishop Emeritus of Québec.