Sunday, April 14, 2024
HomeWorld NewsBC Aborigines ask Pope Francis to visit Canada to see the consequences...

BC Aborigines ask Pope Francis to visit Canada to see the consequences of boarding schools-BC


BC aboriginal requirements Francis Visiting Canada and witnessing the lingering consequences of the boarding school system.

Chief Dolleen Logan of Lheidli T’enneh wanted the Pope to visit the ruins of boarding schools in British Columbia and Saskatchewan, where hundreds of children’s remains were found in unmarked graves.


Click to play video:



“Stop burning churches” said boarding school survivors


“Stop burning churches” said boarding school survivors

“He can come and visit the crime scenes in the unmarked cemeteries of boarding schools in British Columbia and Saskatchewan,” Logan said. “He can meet the families of children who were killed and traumatized while caring for the Catholic Church.

The story continues below the ad

“He can apologize directly to his family. He can provide financial support for many of the investigations being conducted by the boarding school. He can finally be responsible for his church’s actions towards our children.”

read more:

The head of AFN said that there is no guarantee that the Pope will apologize for the role of the church in the boarding school.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report on the boarding school system issued in 2015 called on the Pope to come to Canada and apologize to survivors, their families and communities for the abuse faced by indigenous children.

National Chiefs of the Aboriginal Assembly Perry Bellegarde It was stated last week that a Canadian delegation will visit the Vatican in December to ask the Pope to apologize for the role of the Catholic Church in boarding schools, where approximately 150,000 Aboriginal, Inuit and Metis children were sent there.


Click to play the video:



The Pope resolved the shocking Kamloops discovery, but did not apologize


Pope speaks of the shocking Kamloops discovery, but does not apologize – June 6, 2021

“The Anglican Church has apologized. The Presbyterian Church has apologized. The United Church has apologized,” he said.

The story continues below the ad

“This is really part of the truth and part of the healing and reconciliation process for the survivors. They can hear the apology of the Pope, the highest position in the Roman Catholic Church.”

— Documents from Canadian media

The Indian Boarding School Solution Health Support Program has a hotline to help boarding school survivors and their relatives who have been traumatized by recalling past abuses. The number is 1-866-925-4419.

© 2021 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.





Source link

RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Recent Comments