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‘I am sorry’: Canadian Indigenous react to papal apology
Michael Swan, Catholic News Service
July 27, 2022
Indigenous people who were present for Pope Francis' historic apology on July 25 in Maskwacis, Alberta, offer their thoughts and reactions. more
Read the full text of the homily given by Pope Francis during the Lac Ste. Anne Pilgrimage on July 26, 2022, part of his apostolic visit to Canada. more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily at Mass in Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, on July 26, 2022. more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' address at Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples in Edmonton, given on July 25, 2022, during his visit to Canada. more
Two members of Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples in Edmonton explain the significance of their unique parish to the pope's visit and to Canada. more
In Maskwacis, Alberta, near the former site of one of Canada's largest residential schools, Pope Francis asked for forgiveness on behalf of the Church. more
On July 25, Pope Francis offered an apology to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada for Catholic involvement in residential schools. Read the full text here. more
Read the words of welcome offered by Chief Wilton Littlechild to Pope Francis during his visit to Maskwacis, Alberta. more
Pope arrives in Canada focused on elders and on repentance
Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
July 25, 2022
On Sunday, July 24, Pope Francis arrived in Edmonton, Alberta, to begin his six-day "penitential pilgrimage" to Canada. more
Read Pope Francis' message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation 2022 on the theme: Listen to the voice of creation. more