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Canada indigenous group meets pope, invite him to ancestral lands – National Post

Apr 21, 2022 VATICAN CITY — Canada’s Red River Métis indigenous people met Pope Francis on Thursday and accepted his apology for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s residential schools, which sought to erase their cultures and where many children suffered abuse. The group, also known as the Manitoba Métis, came to Rome separately […]

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Manitoba Metis delegation at the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis – CTV News

April 20, 2022 Toronto -The Manitoba Metis Federation is set to meet with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Thursday in what will be the Pope’s first meeting with an Indigenous delegation since he apologized for the Catholic Church’s role in the residential school system. “Clearly, hope and revitalization are going to be key in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202237 Views

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Red River Métis delegation heading to Rome to meet with Pope Francis for a Journey Forward: Reconciliation to Renewal

April 18, 2022 Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis - The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), the National Government of the Red River Métis, also known as the Manitoba Métis, in conjunction with the Bishops of Manitoba, is pleased to announce the final details for the meeting with His Holiness, Pope Francis. This […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202222 Views

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Year after church fire, faith life carries on in Indigenous Parish – The Catholic Register

April 18, 2022 It’s been a full year since the members of the St. Theresa Point First Nation watched heartbroken as their beloved church burned to the ground on Easter Sunday. Displaced for several months, the Indigenous Catholic community located 460 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg in the Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas recently began holding services […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202227 Views

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First Nations Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse travels to Rome to meet with Pope Francis – Global News

March 31 2022 Chief Cindy Woodhouse of Manitoba’s Assembly of First Nations is travelling with the delegation and shares how reconciliation can be achieved. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/8724656/first-nations-regional-chief-cindy-woodhouse-travels-to-rome-to-meet-with-pope-francis/

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Reconciliation in Rome – APTN News

This week residential school survivors and leaders from national Indigenous organizations are meeting Pope Francis in Vatican City, Italy. The main focus for most of the delegates is to talk about the effects that the residential school system had on them, their families and their communities. While many topics are up for discussion, one of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202234 Views

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Residential school records may lie deep in Vatican’s archives – Globe and Mail

The Vatican archives are vast, containing 85 kilometres of shelves, an underground vault and millions of pages of documents spanning 12 centuries. Canadian residential school researchers say there is a high likelihood they contain records and references to the federally funded, church-run system that ripped Indigenous children from their families – and they want those […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202181 Views

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Phil Fontaine’s lifelong mission to get a papal apology delayed, but not over – CBC

Dec 13, 2021 Trip to Rome by residential school survivors including First Nations leader Phil Fontaine delayed While a long-awaited trip to visit Pope Francis at the Vatican was delayed due to concerns about the omicron variant, Phil Fontaine says he’s more determined than ever to make sure the apology he’s been fighting to hear for at least […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202178 Views

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NCTR to collaborate with the Oblates to access residential school records

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate today announced further collaboration that will grant the NCTR full access to critical residential school records in the Oblate archive in Rome, Italy. The Oblates operated 48 residential schools in Canada, including the Marieval Indian Residential School in Cowessess First […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2021144 Views

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Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome

Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome December 7, 2021 – After careful assessment of the uncertainty and potential health risks surrounding international travel amid the recent spread of the Omicron variant, the Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2021183 Views

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