Gagnon steps into a balancing act as CCCB president
OTTAWA — Like anyone starting a new job, Winnipeg Archbishop Richard Gagnon concedes there is going to be a learning curve involved as he settles into his new role as president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) for the next two years.
But Gagnon has shown since he first joined the priesthood in 1983 that he’s a quick study.
Of particular concern to him is to make sure his new role as CCCB president doesn’t adversely affect his ability to maintain the service he provides as Archbishop of Winnipeg.
“It is above and beyond being a bishop, you have to strike some