Tagged: Canada

Pope Francis’s Pilgrimage to Canada

Today it was announced that Pope Francis intends to visit Canada, in response to an invitation from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB). The statement from the Vatican reads as follows: The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has invited...

Pope Francis’s Pilgrimage to Canada

The Church Must Apologize to Canada’s First Nations

On May 27, the CBC reported that the bodies of 215 First Nations children had been discovered buried under the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. The school was run by the Catholic religious order the Missionary Oblates...

The Church Must Apologize to Canada’s First Nations

Truth and Reconciliation

Nowadays, it is easy to be tempted to turn the page, to say that all these things happened long ago and we should look to the future. For God’s sake, no! We can never move forward without remembering the past;...

Truth and Reconciliation