Posts Tagged ‘Kamloops Indian Residential School’

‘Pompous posturing’ – Bishop accuses Trudeau of deflecting blame on residential schools

Thursday, June 10th, 2021
Trudeau deflecting blame

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to whitewash the Canadian government’s role in the deadly operation of residential schools by deflecting blame to the Roman Catholic Church, said Most Rev. Fred Henry, bishop emeritus of the Calgary diocese. In an open letter to the prime minister, Henry, who presided over southern Alberta Catholics from 1998 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