Canada’s next cardinal, who grew up in Manchester, on a mission against secularism




At 56, Archbishop Lacroix will be the third-youngest member of the College of Cardinals. He was born in 1957 on a dairy farm 190 miles east of Montreal. When his parents were unable to make ends meet, they moved to New Hampshire, which borders the province of Quebec, when Gerald was 8, in search of a better life.
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