New Bishop appointed for Chicoutimi
(CCCB – Ottawa)… His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend André Rivest as Bishop of the Diocese of Chicoutimi, and has appointed today as his successor Father René Guay. At the time of his appointment, the Bishop-elect was chaplain at the Detention Centre of Québec City. Bishop Rivest has been Bishop of Chicoutimi for the past 13 years. He had submitted his resignation to the Holy Father upon reaching the age of 75, as required by the Code of Canon Law.