giovedì 17 novembre 2016

Léger left lasting impression on Quebec with humanitarian work
The Catholic Register
(Alan Hustak) As the Year of Mercy neared its completion, Montreal Catholics remembered Cardinal Paul-Émile Léger on the 25th anniversary of his death as a man of many contradictions who relinquished his prestigious position in the Church to make the poor his priority.--  Léger, Montreal’s first cardinal, resigned as the city’s archbishop in 1968 to do missionary work in Africa. He was 87 when he died in 1991. (...)