Pope Francis expresses grief after the remains of 215 Indian students were found, but does not offer long-term apologies to the school survivors.
Pope Francis has described his ordeal in Canada 215 Natural children was forced to attend a church boarding school run by the church, but did not apologize for finding survivors in a process that the investigative committee said was “culturally destructive”.
In his usual speech on Sunday afternoon to the people, Pope Francis said he was “following with great pain the news coming from Canada about the devastation of the remains of 215 children”.
“I am in contact with the bishops of Canada and the entire Catholic Church in Canada to express my closeness to the Canadian people who have been offended by this issue,” he said.
More than 150,000 First Nation, Métis and Inuit children were forced to attend more than 130 Canadian schools from the 1870s to the 1990s, to join the Canadian group.
Physical, psychological and sexual violence was rampant in schools and students were beaten for speaking their own languages, as well as for other human rights abuses.
The lower radar was used confirm the residue of children at Kamloops Indian Residential School in Kamloops, British Columbia, late last month.
The school was the largest in Canada, with 500 students reaching its peak, and it was run by the Catholic Church between 1890 and 1969. The government eventually took over until the school was closed in 1978.
Trudeau Friday explosion for the sake of being “silent” and “unsustainable”, I urge the church to apologize legally and for the church to redefine its role in residential schools.
“We still see rejection by the church, perhaps in the church in Canada,” said Trudeau, who in 2017 appealed to the pope to apologize.
Chief Rosanne Casimir of Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation in British Columbia – who found remnants of a Kamloops school after decades of work – said her country wanted a public apology from the Catholic Church.
The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, which is home to about half of Canada’s boarding schools, have not released any information about the Kamloops school, he said.
Among the many things that the Court of Arbitration established by the government in 2015 was the pope’s apology.
On Sunday, the pope called on Canadian political and religious leaders to work together to “clarify this”, and commit themselves to a “reconciliation and healing” approach.
“These difficult times represent a strong call for us to move away from colonialism and modern colonial ideology and to walk together in the discussion, respect and recognition of the rights and culture of all Canadian girls and children,” she said. He said.
United, Presbyterian and Anglican churches have apologized for their harassment in schools, as has the Canadian government, which has provided compensation.
United Nations freedom fighters in a statement Friday called for Canada and the Catholic Church to conduct a thorough and detailed investigation into the matter.
The study should also be based on all cases of suspected deaths and reports of child abuse in schools, the experts added.
Persecutors and undercover detectives still need to be prosecuted and prosecuted, UN experts have added, saying it is “impossible” for Canada and the Vatican to drop such “heinous crimes”.