Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 58

Exploring Theme: "Indigenous plans for pope's visit"

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July 26, 2022

Inuit Planning And Preparations Set The Stage For Warm Welcome Of Pope Francis To Inuit Homeland

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, together with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Makivik Corporation and the Nunatsiavut Government, are coordinating efforts for Inuit participation in the Papal Visit to Canada. This has focused on preparations for a visit by Pope Francis to Iqaluit this week, but it also included work to ensure that Inuit survivors are able to witness...

July 25, 2022

The AFNQL asks that the Catholic Church, as an institution represented by Pope Francis, make an official apology while on their ancestral territories

NationTalk: WENDAKE, QC – As the visit of Pope Francis to Canada begins, the Assembly of First Nations Québec-Labrador (AFNQL) is questioning the intentions of Bishop Raymond Poisson, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), who told the Le Devoir on July 23, 2022, that “the apology has already been made [at the...

July 25, 2022

Nishnawbe Ask Nation Survivors to Attend Events in Edmonton, Quebec City during Papal Visit this Week

NationTalk: EDMONTON, AB: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum will accompany delegations of Indian Residential School Survivors during the Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Canada this week. “Survivors and the families of those we have lost through the Residential School system will face a wide range of emotions...

July 25, 2022

Métis Nation–Saskatchewan Representatives and Delegation to Join in Events with the Vatican in Edmonton, Maskwacis, and Lac Ste. Anne

NationTalk: The Métis Nation–Saskatchewan welcomes Pope Francis to Canada and hopes this trip will represent another step forward on the shared path of reconciliation for Métis Survivors of the residential school system. For the MN–S, the arrival of the Pope on Canadian soil represents another chance for the world to learn the history of residential...

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