May 31 2021

OMILacombe statement on Kamloop’s discovery of remains of children

2021-05-31T19:34:43+00:00May 31st, 2021|

On behalf of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. I wish to express my heartfelt sadness and sincerest regret for the deep pain and distress the discovery of remains of children on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School brings to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, and other affected […]

Mar 19 2016

Catholic response on “Doctrine of Discovery” and terra nullius

2021-11-06T16:41:36+00:00March 19th, 2016|

In response to Call to Action 48 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and in response to questions raised on the legal concepts known as “Doctrine of Discovery” and terra nullius, four Canadian Catholic organizations representing Bishops, institutes of consecrated life, societies of apostolic life, Indigenous People, and laity have issued two […]

May 29 2015

May 29, 2015

2021-05-11T12:35:13+00:00May 29th, 2015|

Pastoral letter by Archbishop Richard Gagnon of Winnipeg to the First Nations communities and to all the People of God in the Archdiocese. (In the diocesan paper June 3, 2015. Scroll down to page 3:)

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May 1 2015

May 2015

2021-05-11T12:35:13+00:00May 1st, 2015|

A Pastoral Letter was issued to the people of the Archdiocese of Ottawa regarding Reconciliation with Aboriginal Peoples by Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J.  (Scroll down to page 3:)

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