Understanding Pope Francis’s Pilgrimage of Penance: Michael W. Higgins for Inside Policy
In honouring his pledge in Rome last spring to the Indigenous representatives that had travelled to ask him for an apology for the dreadful legacy of the church-administered residential schools for Indigenous children, Pope Francis knew that this was going to be a journey of pain. But, in spite of his physical impairment, he was resolved to come, offer apology, connect with Indigenous communities on their land, and offer a way forward to meaningful and credible truth and reconciliation.
Higgins, M. W. (2022, October 4). Understanding Pope Francis’s pilgrimage of penance: Michael W. Higgins for Inside Policy. MLI. https://macdonaldlaurier.ca/understanding-pope-franciss-pilgrimage-of-penance-michael-w-higgins-for-inside-policy/