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Pope apologizes in Canada for 'evil' of residential indigenous schools

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Pope Francis on Monday made good on a promise to apologize to Canada's native people. He called for a "serious investigation" of the so-called residential schools. Between 1881 and 1996 more than 150,000 indigenous children were separated from their families. Many children were starved, beaten and sexually abused in the system.
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Times of India

Pope apologises for 'devastating' school abuses in Canada

Rest of World News: MASKWACIS (ALBERTA): Pope Francis has apologized for the Catholic Church's cooperation with Canada's "devastating" policy of Indigenous residential sc.

20 days ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

La histórica petición de perdón del papa Francisco a los indígenas de Canadá por "destrucción cultural y asimilación forzada" - BBC News Mundo

Durante varias décadas, los indígenas reclamaron al Vaticano una disculpa del líder de la Iglesia católica por la separación forzada de niños y los malos tratos en internados católicos a lo largo de los siglos XIX y XX.

20 days ago·United Kingdom
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Pope apologizes for 'deplorable evil' of Canadian indigenous schools

Pope Francis apologized on Monday to Canada's native people on their land for the Church's role in schools where indigenous children were abused, calling their forced cultural assimilation a "deplorable evil" and "disastrous error."

20 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

'I am deeply sorry': Pope Francis apologises for abuse at church schools in Canada – video

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness from First Nations Canadians who suffered abuse at Catholic church-run residential schools. He apologised to the tens of thousands of children affected while touring the country on a 'pilgrimage of penance'Pope Francis ‘begs forgiveness’ over abuse at church schools in CanadaContinue reading...

20 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

'I am deeply sorry': Full text of residential school apology from Pope Francis

In Maskwacis, Alta., on Monday, Pope Francis apologized for members of the Catholic Church who co-operated with Canada's "devastating" policy of Indigenous residential schools. Here is the full text of the pontiff's apology.

20 days ago·Canada
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CTV News

'I ask forgiveness': Pope Francis issues apology for residential school abuses

Pope Francis has issued a public apology for the role that the Catholic Church played in Canada's residential school system during his visit to the former site of the Ermineskin Indian Residential School in Maskwacis, Alta.

20 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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