Monsignor G. Lacroix, member of the Secular Institute “Pius X”, new Cardinal of the Catholic Church

Pope Francis announced that Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec will be made cardinal in the next consistory to held on the 22nd of February. Gérald Cyprien Lacroix was director general of the Secular Institute “Pie X” from 2001 to 2009, and during the Assembly of 2008 in Guadalajara (Mexico) was elected member of the Executive Council of CMIS, whose works he participated until 2012. During CMIS Congress in Assisi in 2012 hepresented a paper entitled “A new model of holiness as a fidelity to God in the world.” The announcement of Pope Francis fills us with joy and is great news for CMIS and for allsecular institutes.