Pope’s Canada Visit Highlights Complex Relationship Between Catholicism and Indigenous Cultures

Date:


EDMONTON, Alberta—Pope Francis’ go to to Canada, which he has described as a penitential pilgrimage, took a extra celebratory activate Tuesday when he presided at Mass in an Edmonton stadium earlier than participating in a standard lakeside ceremony with indigenous Catholics.

Though organizers of the papal go to and the pope himself have made it clear that its purpose is to apologize for Catholics’ function in what Francis known as government-sponsored “projects of cultural destruction and forced assimilation,” his public appearances on his second full day in the country will spotlight a extra harmonious legacy of the church’s relationship with indigenous Canadians.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

spot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

How Amazon orders get to your door as shoppers gear up for Cyber Monday

How Amazon orders get to your door as...

Married GMA Co-Hosts Amy Robach & T.J. Holmes In Months-Long Affair! Caught On Video!

If you happen to’ve ever been watching a...

Use of drugs for weight loss causes shortage

Use of medication for weight reduction causes scarcity...

Lindsey Graham Is Teaming Up With Elizabeth Warren To Regulate Twitter, Apple, Google, And Facebook

Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced that he's working with...