Background Content: Call to Action # 58

Exploring Theme: "Indigenous views of Pope's apology"

Updates on this page: 2

July 27, 2022

Chief Roseanne Casimer comments after Pope’s visit to Lac Ste. Anne

ICT: Indian Country Today: LAC STE. ANNE, Alberta, Canada — They gathered at the water as they have for as long as anyone can remember. Laughing voices with strong Cree accents. Filipinos switching casually between English and Tagalog. Murmurs in French and Spanish among the crowd. They are the faithful, and they came from around...

July 26, 2022

Pope’s apology doesn’t acknowledge church’s role as ‘co-author’ of dark chapter: Murray Sinclair

CBC: The former Manitoba senator who chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada says there’s a “deep hole” in the apology issued by Pope Francis Monday for the role Catholics played in Canada’s residential school system. Murray Sinclair says the historic apology, although meaningful to many residential school survivors and their families, fell short of Call to Action...

Filter This Page

chevron_rightby Indigenous Group

chevron_rightby Stakeholder

Explore Other Themes