Vatican officials visited three locations in Canada this month as part of planning for Pope Francis’s expected trip this year, with some surprised that the former Kamloops, B.C., residential-school site that sparked a national reckoning last year was not part of the initial scout.
The RCMP, who have long faced criticism over their troubled relationship with Indigenous people in Canada, are poised to receive $5.1-million over five years, beginning this fiscal year, to support community-led responses to unmarked burial sites at former residential schools.
This latest photo win came less than a week after Pope Francis made a historic apology to Indigenous peoples of Canada, for mistreatment in catholic schools
Pope Francis has apologized for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in residential schools, a year after the Catholic Church said it wouldn’t do so.
Indigenous delegates from Canada were given a private tour of Vatican museums on Tuesday. There are calls for some of the tens of thousands of Indigenous artifacts housed there to be repatriated.
Canadian indigenous peoples meet Pope Francis this week to ask him to apologise for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools where children were abused and their culture denied.
Pope Francis will meet representatives of Canada’s native peoples this month to listen to their concerns following the discovery of bodies of children buried in church-run schools in Canada, the Vatican said on Wednesday.
WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government cracked down Wednesday on two long-standing protests near the legislature and appeared to be only partially successful in clearing out the groups.
Catholic bishops in Canada are apologizing “unequivocally” to Indigenous Peoples for the suffering endured in residential schools, just as Pope Francis prepares to meet with Indigenous leaders at the Vatican later this fall.
Two experts in tuberculosis say the mass death from TB at residential schools was no accident, but the result of deliberate neglect that was part of Canada's broader genocidal project.