Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 59

Exploring Theme: "Church Parties commitment to Education Strategies"

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July 25, 2023

With Strong Voices: National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering 

The 2023 National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering will take place in Treaty 6 Territory in Edmonton from July 27 through July 30. The theme is “Our Strong Voices.” We will hear from Moderator Carmen Lansdowne in a keynote address on Friday, July 28. Other program elements include panel and audience discussions of the national drug use...

March 17, 2023

10 out of 27 Jesuits ‘credibly accused’ of abusing minors worked at a residential school or a First Nation

Jesuits ran 1 residential school in Canada, located in Spanish, Ont. WARNING: This story contains distressing details CBC News: Over a third of the Jesuits who are “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors worked in First Nations or at the Spanish Indian Residential School in Spanish, Ont. The religious order released a list of names, along...

March 13, 2023

Jesuits of Canada reveals list of clerics credibly accused of sexual abuse

The Globe and Mail: The Jesuits of Canada, a religious order of the Catholic Church, has published the names of 27 priests and brothers who it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, one of the few Catholic entities in the country to release such a list. The release, based on a review of thousands...

March 31, 2016

Catholic Organizations

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Canadian Religious Conference Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace “Walking Forward Together, the Catholic Response to Call to Action 48 of the TRC (On Adopting and Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)” recognizes the following recommendations from the Commission for Justice...

June 2, 2015

Anglican Church of Canada, Presbyterian Church in Canada, United Church of Canada, Catholic Entities and Jesuits of English Canada

“Response of the Churches to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada” states: As individual churches and in shared interfaith and ecumenical initiatives – for example through Kairos, through interfaith groups, and through the Canadian Council of Churches – we will continue to foster learning about and awareness of the reality and legacy of the residential...


The United Church of Canada

The Healing Fund established in 1994 offers financial support to grassroots projects that focus on healing, language learning, and cultural restoration. Projects must be connected to the continuing need for healing from the legacy of the Indian Residential Schools system Justice and Reconciliation Fund will support projects or events with one or more of the...

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