Yearly Archives: 1998

June 15, 1998

A statement of apology was made by Bishop Gerald Weisner, O.M.I., to former students of Indian Residential Schools, at a healing circle at Alkali Lake, in the diocese of Prince George, BC.

June 15, 19982018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00

March 17, 1998

National Chief Phil Fontaine of the Assembly of First Nations and two other Indigenous representatives met with the Executive Committee of the CCCB. During a meeting in Rome with the secretary of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, he had expressed a desire for reconciliation and a new covenant between the First Nations and the Catholic Church. The secretary, Msgr. Marcello Zago, O.M.I., suggested that he meet with CCCB President Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte and asked the Cardinal to arrange the meeting.

March 17, 19982018-05-22T15:52:42+00:00