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A Look Beyond the Headlines: Pope Francis Encounters Catholic Life and History on His Journey to Canada
Many indigenous Canadians wept when Pope Francis issued his apology in Maskwacis on July 25.
After meeting with representatives of the indigenous peoples in Rome and, now, in Canada, Pope Francis looked to the future.
‘It is our desire to renew the relationship between the Church and the indigenous peoples of Canada, a relationship marked both by a love that has borne outstanding fruit and, tragically, deep wounds that we are committed to understanding and healing.’
Bishop Motiuk pointed out that the bilingual Ukrainian school program, which is part of the Catholic school system, has been cultivating an attitude of listening.
COMMENTARY: Seeking to lift the apology debate out of the ‘how-much-is-enough’ and’ when-will-this-be-over’ dynamic, the Holy Father proposed a reconciling ecclesial vision of a Church both holy and sinful.
Pope Francis in Canada Reflects on Grandparents: ‘Not a Matter of Preserving Ashes, But of Rekindling the Fire’
Marking the feast day of Sts. Anne and Joachim, grandparents of Jesus, in Canada, Pope Francis said: 'In addition to being children of a history that needs to be preserved, we are authors of a history yet to be written....'