Church in Canada pledges funds for healing, after residential schools

Church in Canada pledges funds for healing, after residential schools Kamloops residents and First Nations people gather to listen to drummers and singers at a memorial in front of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia May 31, 2021. Photo: CNS.
The Canadian bishops are aiming to raise $30 million (€20.5 million) over the next five years to support the Indigenous peoples of the country, including survivors of residential schools. Bishop Raymond Poisson of Saint-Jerome and Mont-Laurier, who was recently elected president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, said that there was a “universal consensus”…
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