Posts Tagged ‘Assembly of First Nations’

Canadian residential school survivors: ‘We can forgive, but we’ll never forget’

Monday, July 25th, 2022
Canadian residential school survivors

Residential school survivors from the Canadian province of Manitoba preparing to travel to Edmonton for the Pope’s first stop in Canada have said, ‘We can forgive, but we’ll never forget.’ Linda Daniels, 68, is one of those travelling to see Pope Francis. She was forced to attend the Sandy Bay Residential School, and is nervous Read more

Bishops seek reconciliation after indigenous children’s remains found

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

After 215 indigenous children’s remains were discovered at the site of a former Catholic residential school in Canada, the country’s Catholic bishops are seeking healing and reconciliation with Canada’s indigenous populations. It’s unclear what led to the deaths of children, some as young as 3. Their bodies along with the other indigenous children’s remains were Read more