Jean-Claude Turcotte

Tête à Tête

Jean-Claude Turcotte

The Revue Politique “Tête à Tête” series delves into the lives of newsmakers, movers and shakers. In these in-depth and personal conversations, Pierre Donais sits down with guests to discuss their life experiences and to reveal what drives them today.

In this episode, Pierre speaks with Jean-Claude Turcotte, the Archbishop of Montreal. Mr. Turcotte was appointed curate at Saint-Mathias Parish in Montreal in 1959. On March 17, 1990, Pope John Paul II named Bishop Turcotte the Archbishop of Montreal. On October 30, 2004, Pope John Paul II announced Archbishop Turcotte’s promotion to the rank of Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. In June 2007, in recognition of his pastoral work with the catholic Church in Montreal and his support of religious, spiritual, and philanthropic works, Montreal’s Concordia University named him Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa.


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Pierre Donais

Drawing on four decades of radio and TV experience, Pierre has a reputation for being as personable as he is astute. He joined CPAC in 2003 to host Revue Politique, a nightly review of the day’s politics for Francophone viewers. He also delves into the personal with guests on Tête à Tête. A former anchor and journalist at TQS and Télémédia CIMF-FM in Outaouais, Pierre also served as radio host and station manager. He has recently completed his Master’s degree in law at the University of Ottawa.