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Canada’s Indigenous ask Pope for residential schools records

Vatican Indigenous delegates

Vatcan CityReuters Survivors of Canada’s residential schools on Monday asked Pope Francis to guarantee unfettered access to church records on the institutions where Indigenous children were abused and their culture denied. Francis met for about an hour each with representatives of the Métis and Inuit nations, the first of four meetings this week with Canada’s native peoples […]

Papal meeting with Canadian First Nations now set

Toronto, CanadaAP A meeting at the Vatican between Pope Francis and Indigenous people who were abused at church-run boarding schools in Canada has been rescheduled for late March and early April after being postponed due to the pandemic. The change was announced in a joint statement Tuesday by the Canadian Catholic Bishops, Assembly of First […]