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Editorial by John-Henry Westen

QUEBEC CITY, November 21, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Open Letter to Quebec Catholics by Cardinal Marc Ouellet published today in Quebec newspapers and on the website of the Archdiocese of Quebec has caused a media uproar in the French-speaking province.  Cardinal Ouellet, both the Archbishop of Quebec and the Primate of Canada, apologized for historical attitudes of some Catholics which promoted “discrimination against women and homosexuals.”

He noted also that those “narrow attitudes of some Catholics, before 1960, have promoted Anti-Semitism, racism,” and “indifference to the First Nations.”

The open letter comes in response to an outpouring of public reaction to the Archbishop’s recent statement detailing various problems in the province of Quebec (see coverage: https://www.diocesequebec.qc.ca/babillard/documents/alarecherchedelafiertequebeco…”>https://www.diocesequebec.qc.ca/babillard/documents/alarecherchedelafiertequebeco…

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