CARDINAL JEAN-CLAUDE TURCOTTE (1936-2015)


By Bernard Bujold (LeStudio1) – 
Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, who always identified himself as a simple worker of his Catholic church, died early on the morning of April 8, 2015 at the age of 78. 
Turcotte had a practical vision of his church and he loved life in a simple way. He liked to just take a few days holiday during at the cottage of his family and ride on his bicycle. He had a strong build and younger he was athletic, even practicing amateur boxing… 
He also had a passion he sometimes discussed with friends: reading detective novels and thrillers! I offered him one day as friendship a copy of A REAL MAN by Tom Wolfe. He later sent me a note saying that he liked it… 
Photos 1 and 2: Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte;
Photos 3 and 4: Cathédrale Marie-Reine-du-Monde in Montreal;
Photo 5; Cover of True Man by Tom Wolfe;
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