Pope Francis receives CCCB Presidency in private audience on the occasion of its annual visit

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Visit Presidency Rome 2017-1-webOn 9 December 2017, Pope Francis received in a private audience the delegation from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB): the Most Reverend Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and CCCB President, the Most Reverend Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and CCCB Vice President, together with Msgr. Frank Leo, Jr., CCCB General Secretary. The CCCB Presidency is in Rome until 15 December for its annual visit with a number of dicasteries of the Holy See.



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Last Updated on Tuesday, December 12 2017  
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