Trudeau’s comments ‘unhelpful’ to Indigenous reconciliation – The Catholic Register

Trudeau’s comments ‘unhelpful’ to Indigenous reconciliation – The Catholic Register

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June 10, 2021

Cardinal Thomas Collins said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s call for the Catholic Church to step up its responsibility for residential schools is “unhelpful” to the reconciliation process.

Toronto’s archbishop told media June 6 that the remarks by the prime minister were unfair and said the Catholic Church has been working continuously on reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous.

“It is unfortunate for the prime minister to be taking this kind of attitude to the efforts we’ve been making,” said Collins following his live-streamed Mass from St. Michael’s Cathedral-Basilica where he apologized “in a very particular way for the instances of physical and sexual abuse that occurred in those schools.”

Read More: https://www.catholicregister.org/item/33198-trudeau-s-comments-unhelpful-to-indigenous-reconciliation

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