Lack of papal apology for Canada indigenous schools abuses ‘shameful’ | The Guardian Nigeria News

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 31, 2021, people stand in front of a makeshift memorial to honor the 215 children who’s remains were recently discovered in a mass grave, at the main entrance of The Mohawk Institute, a former residential school for First Nation children, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. – Canada’s Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said on June 3, 2021, it is “shameful” that the Pope has never formally apologized for abuses at the country’s Catholic-run indigenous residential schools, which he termed “labour camps.” Miller’s comments followed the recent discovery of unmarked graves of 215 children in Kamloops at one of 139 boarding schools set up a century ago to forcibly assimilate Canada’s indigenous peoples. (Photo by Cole BURSTON / AFP)

Canada’s Indigenous services minister said Wednesday it is “shameful” that the Pope has never formally apologized for abuses at the country’s Catholic-run indigenous residential schools,…



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