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Pope’s planned tour of Canada draws mixed reactions from Indigenous leaders

May 16, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: On May 13, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis will visit Edmonton, Qu├ębec and Iqaluit in July.

“While some [Indigenous leaders] say they hoped the Pope’s visit will be a step toward reconciliation, others are disappointed he will not be travelling to provinces such as Saskatchewan, where many of Canada’s residential schools were located,” according to the report.

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  • Posted by: nix898049 - May. 16, 2022 7:02 PM ET USA

    Nothing he does will ever be enough for them. I don't think he should go at all. He met with them in Rome. That's more than he's done for more worthy petitioners.