Canada: New Bishops Appointed for Saint-Jérôme, Joliette
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Pierre Morissette as Bishop of the Diocese of Saint-Jérôme, and on May 21, 2019, Bishop Raymond Poisson assumed the pastoral governance of the Diocese. Until now, Bishop Poisson was the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Joliette and Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Saint-Jérôme. At the same time, Bishop Louis Corriveau was named the Bishop of the Diocese of Joliette. Bishop Corriveau served as the Auxiliary Bishop of Québec for the past three years. Bishop Morissette had been the Bishop of the Diocese of Saint-Jérôme for the past 11 years.