May 10 2017

May 10, 2017

2018-12-06T13:50:43+00:00May 10th, 2017|

Suggestions issued by the CCCB in consultation with the Canadian Catholic Indigenous Council and Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle for Catholic groups regarding residential school burial sites and inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.


May 1 2016

May 1, 2016

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00May 1st, 2016|

Pastoral Letter regarding the Indian Residential Schools agreement with the Government of Canada by the Most Rev. Mark Hagemoen, Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith.


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, […]

Jun 11 2009

June 11, 2009

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00June 11th, 2009|

Participation of the Most Rev. Paul-André Durocher, Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall, as the CCCB delegate to the first National Day of Reconciliation, commemorating the first anniversary of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s apology to Aboriginal Peoples on behalf of the Government of Canada for Indian Residential Schools. Archbishop Durocher took part in a traditional […]

May 2 2009

May 2, 2009

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00May 2nd, 2009|

Apology of the Most Rev. Murray Chatlain, Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith Inuvik, NT regarding former Residential Schools.


Jan 1 2009


2018-05-22T23:22:03+00:00January 1st, 2009|

Launch of the “Moving Forward Together” Campaign by the 54 Catholic Entities of CCEPIRSS to support healing and educational programs for Canadian Aboriginal communities, including former residential school students and their families.


May 8 2006

May 8, 2006

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00May 8th, 2006|

The Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement was signed by the Government of Canada, the Assembly of First Nations and Inuit Representatives, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Presbyterian Church of Canada, the United Church of Canada, and eventually 54 Catholic entities representing 17 dioceses and 37 religious institutes […]

Jan 1 2006


2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00January 1st, 2006|

Creation of the Canadian Catholic Entities Party to the Indian Residential School Settlement (CCEPIRSS), composed of the 54 Catholic dioceses and religious congregations involved in the Indian residential schools. As part of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement, CCEPIRSS agreed to raise and provide funds for healing and reconciliation.

Nov 28 2005

November 28, 2005

2018-11-30T19:17:21+00:00November 28th, 2005|

Letter to Bishops from CCCB President Most Rev. André Guimond announcing agreement in principle with the Government of Canada for settlement of claims related to the former Indian Residential Schools.

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