Jul 22 2022

Deep Dive Podcast into the Pope’s Visit-America Media

2022-07-22T03:25:53+00:00July 22nd, 2022|

In a special deep-dive episode of “Inside the Vatican,” residential school survivors, church leaders anda historian explain how and why Catholic religious orders like the Oblates of Mary Immaculate partnered with the Canadian government to operate schools that forcibly removed Indigenous children from the care of their parents-which flew in […]

Jun 10 2022


2022-06-10T18:16:22+00:00June 10th, 2022|

Une version française suit le texte en anglais.

The Indigenous delegation to Rome and Pope Francis’ apology is one more step toward truth and reconciliation. Another step will evolve through the Papal visit to Canada.  In anticipation, members of Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle (OLGC) invite you to pray individually […]

Apr 1 2022

Historic Meeting Indigenous and the Holy Father

2022-05-12T20:07:17+00:00April 1st, 2022|

Une version française suit le texte en anglais.

Greetings, we have all been privileged to witness the historic meeting of Inuit, Métis, and First Nations delegations and the Holy Father and to receive his profound address in response. After years of preparation it has finally occurred. However it is one […]

Jan 16 2014

January 16, 2014

2018-12-09T21:30:23+00:00January 16th, 2014|

Publication of statement by Sister Marie Zarowny, S.S.A., first presented at time of First Nations/Catholic Church Delegation to Rome and the Historic Meeting with Pope Benedict XVI Rome, April 30, 2009.

An adapted version was given on behalf of Congregations of women religious involved in the Indian Residential Schools of Canada, […]

Dec 19 2011

December 19, 2011

2018-12-09T21:30:36+00:00December 19th, 2011|

Pope Benedict XVI signed a decree officially acknowledging a miracle attributed to the intervention of Blessed Kateri Tekawitha.

Jun 1 2010

June – August 2010

2018-12-06T13:51:27+00:00June 1st, 2010|

Participation of the Canadian Catholic Indigenous Council and the Most Rev. Martin Currie, Most Rev. Anthony Mancini and Most Rev. Brian Dunn in a number of events commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Baptism of Chief Membertou, in Port Royal, Halifax and Cape Breton. Pope Benedict XVI appointed His Eminence Marc […]

Nov 26 1997

November 26, 1997

2018-11-30T18:32:14+00:00November 26th, 1997|

Chief Harry Lafond, of the Muskeg Lake Band in Saskatchewan, addressed Pope John Paul II and Bishops attending the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Americas at the Vatican, regarding the relationship between the Christian Churches and the Aboriginal Peoples of America, in response to paragraphs 13, […]

Nov 17 1989

November 17, 1989

2018-11-30T18:32:14+00:00November 17th, 1989|

A group of Innu people from Quebec and Labrador were met in Rome by Pope (now Saint) John Paul II.

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