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A heritage to rediscover

A heritage to rediscover

News - July 21st, 2022

The Pope's visit to Canada heightens interest in religious and spiritual tourism in Quebec. We note that the imposing religious heritage of Quebec also attracts enthusiasts of history, architecture…

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The Catholic Church in Decline

The Catholic Church in Decline

News - July 20th, 2022

In 1984, hundreds of thousands of Quebecers cheered John Paul II, the last pope to visit Quebec. Masses were then packed, despite the decline of faith that began during the Quiet Revolution. But nearly…

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Nearly $24 million to protect our heritage

Nearly $24 million to protect our heritage

News - June 27th, 2022

The Minister of Culture and Communications, Ms. Nathalie Roy, and the MNA for Beauce-Nord, Mr. Luc Provençal, announce that the Government of Quebec is investing $23.95 million in 103 projects…

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The Espace bleu de Charlevoix will open in Baie-Saint-Paul

The Espace bleu de Charlevoix will open in Baie-Saint-Paul

News - June 17th, 2022

The Legault government announced Thursday an investment of $30 million for the development of a Blue Space in the former convent of the Petites Franciscaines de Marie, in Baie-Saint-Paul. The initiative…

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Major repairs to the tourist infrastructure of the abbey

Major repairs to the tourist infrastructure of the abbey

News - June 14th, 2022

The Government of Quebec is granting $5 million in financial assistance to the Abbey of Saint-Benoît-du-Lac to support the completion of a project to repair its infrastructure. This was announced…

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Transform or demolish religious heritage?

Transform or demolish religious heritage?

News - June 8th, 2022

Estriens have been creative in recent years to save their religious heritage. Some churches will never hold masses again, but will be used as restaurants, music studios, yoga studios or even accommodations.…

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Opening of registrations

Opening of registrations

News - June 6th, 2022

The Quebec Religious Heritage Council (CPRQ) is happy to announce the launch of its registration form for activities for the next Religious Heritage Days which will take place on September 9th, 10th and…

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