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Ottawa archbishop calls on Pope Francis to offer apology to indigenous people

June 23, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: “I extend my sincere apology for the involvement of the Catholic Church in the residential school system, and I pray for healing as the church in Canada walks the path of reconciliation with the indigenous people in our community,” said Archbishop Marcel Damphousse of Ottawa-Cornwall, who has led the archdiocese since December 2020. “I add my voice to those who are asking the Holy Father for an apology to indigenous peoples.”

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