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Pope Francis journeys to Alberta to apologize for “the evil committed by so many Christians against the Indigenous peoples”

With his state­ments, the Pope answered a 2015 rec­om­men­da­tion by Canada’s Truth and Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Com­mis­sion, which called for account­abil­i­ty and apol­o­gy for the “spir­i­tu­al, cul­tur­al, emo­tion­al, phys­i­cal and sex­u­al abuse of First Nations, Inu­it and Metis chil­dren from Catholic-run res­i­den­tial schools.”