Roman Catholic Diocese of Labrador City-Schefferville

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Labrador City–Schefferville (Latin: Dioecesis Labradorpolitanus–Scheffervillensis) was a Latin suffragan diocese that included part of the Canadian federal Province of Québec.

In 2007, the former cathedral of the diocese in Labrador City, dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, was decreed as a Minor basilica. It is now known as the Basilica of our Lady of Perpetual Help.

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Diocesan Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite and members of a Latin congregation)[2]

Apostolic Vicar of Labrador
Apostolic Vicars of Labrador–Schefferville
  • Henri Légaré, O.M.I. (1967.07.13 – 1972.11.21), next Metropolitan Archbishop of Grouard–McLennan (Canada) (1972.11.21 – retired 1996.07.16), also President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1981 – 1983); died 2004
  • Peter Alfred Sutton, O.M.I. (1974.05.09 – 1986.01.24), next Coadjutor Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (Canada) (1986.01.24 – 1986.11.07), succeeding as Metropolitan Archbishop of Keewatin–Le Pas (1986.11.07 – retired 2006.03.25), died 2015.
Suffragan Bishops of Labrador City–Schefferville
  • Henri Goudreault, O.M.I. (1987.04.27 – 1996.07.16), next Metropolitan Archbishop of Grouard–McLennan (Canada) (1996.07.16 – death 1998.07.23)
  • David Douglas Crosby, O.M.I. (1997.10.24 – 2007.05.31), next Bishop of Saint George’s (Canada) (2003.08.06 – 2007.05.31), Bishop of Corner Brook and Labrador (Canada) (2007.05.31 – 2010.09.24), Bishop of Hamilton (Canada) (2010.09.24 – ...), also Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2013.09.25 – 2015.09.15), President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015.09.15 – ...).

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