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Canada's Indigenous groups want Vatican Museums to return artifacts

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican Museums are home to some of the most magnificent artworks in the world, from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel to ancient Egyptian antiquities and a pavilion full of papal chariots. But one of the museum’s...

 

Pope apologizes for 'evil' committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples

MASKWACIS, Alberta (AP) — Pope Francis issued a historic apology Monday for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “catastrophic” policy of Indigenous residential schools, saying the forced assimilation of Native peoples into...

 
 By Nicole Winfield    News    April 13, 2022

Pope apologizes for abuse at church-run schools in Canada

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has made a historic apology to Indigenous Peoples for the "deplorable" abuses they suffered in Canada's Catholic-run residential schools, and said he hoped to visit Canada...

 

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