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$300m raised for buildings but couldn’t raise $25m for residential school survivors

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
Catholic church raised $300m

Despite raising nearly $300m for buildings since 2005, the Catholic Church only raised $3.9m of the $25m it promised for residential school survivors. In 2005 the Canadian government reached a deal with the Indigenous people as reparation for residential schools survivors. Part of the ‘Indian Residential School Settlement’ (IRSS) involved the Catholic Church raising $25m. Read more