Posts Tagged ‘Canada Catholic Church’

Government to purchase 32 schools from Catholic Church in Canada

Monday, May 1st, 2023

A settlement has been reached that will see 32 public schools on the Avalon and Burin peninsulas continue to operate as usual. There was no guarantee that would be the case until the past couple of weeks as bankruptcy proceedings involving the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St John’s continued. The Church has been selling Read more

Angry survivors want to determine Pope’s Canadian apology

Monday, April 11th, 2022
Angry survivors

Survivors of Canada’s residential schools say they should decide when and where the pope comes to apologise. The apology must be given to all survivors, and some would not feel comfortable attending a traditional Catholic event, the angry survivors say. The comments from the current indigenous leaders represent a new generation that wants redress rather Read more

Papal apology: like seeing fresh moose tracks

Monday, April 4th, 2022
fresh moose tracks

Like walking through the snow and seeing fresh moose tracks. This is National Chief, Gerald Antoine’s description of Pope Francis’ apology for the part the Catholic Church played in Canada’s residential school system. “That is the feeling that I have, because there is a possibility,” he said moments after the apology. “Today is a day Read more