|CCCB – REPORT- The Catholic Bishops of Canada have been in Plenary Assembly this week, since 17 October, at the Nav Canada Centre in |
archevêque de Toulouse, et Mgr Richard Smith
In the opening remarks of his two-year term as CCCB President (2011-2013), Archbishop Richard Smith of
In his final remarks as President, Bishop Morissette said his experience as President and his service to his brother Bishops and the CCCB had been most enriching for his own ministry as Bishop. “Our Episcopal Conference covers a vast geographical area and is a testimony to the beauty of the Church in our county,” he said. “I have acquired great appreciation for the vibrancy and particularities of the four pastoral regions of our Conference and of each of our diocesan Churches.”
Live broadcasting by Salt + Light Television
For the first time in the history of the CCCB, the Catholic television network Salt + Light TV broadcast live a number of the Plenary events, both on the Internet as well as on television. In all there were 12 hours of Plenary broadcasting by Salt + Light, including the daily Mass, the President’s report, the two presentations by Archbishop Le Gall and the closing of the Plenary. Broadcasting statistics show 3,000 web visitors watched the live-streaming and repeats for a minimum of 12 minutes each. In addition, about 1,000 viewers visited the Plenary webpage on the Salt + Light website. These Plenary broadcasts can still be watched by accessing the Salt + Light video library at http://saltandlighttv.org/.
In addition, the Plenary texts that have been published to date – including the President’s report and the daily news releases – are available on the CCCB website, www.cccb.ca.