In Canada, the Conference of Catholic Bishops apologized for the century-long abuse of Indigenous children at government- and church-run schools. The move comes after the remains of hundreds of students were found over the summer at the former boarding schools. But the apology falls short of a recommendation by Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which called on Pope Francis to apologize directly for the church’s role in Canada’s cultural genocide.
Canada’s Catholic Bishops Apologize for Abuse of Indigenous Children
HeadlineSep 27, 2021