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PM Trudeau asks Pope Francis to apologize for abuses committed by the Catholic Church in Canada

Tuesday, May 30th 2017 - 19:00 UTC
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Pope Francis to apologize for the role of the Catholic Church in a Canadian school system where indigenous children were abused for decades. The PM met the pontiff at the Vatican on Monday as part of his trip to Italy for the G7 summit. Read full article

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  • Troy Tempest

    Way to go, Trudeau!!

    “I shouldn't have to face this kind of inquisition”, thinks Pope Francis.

    Enrique,

    I'm sure we would all be interested to know,
    What does your moral compass have to say about this Argentine and Catholic?

    May 30th, 2017 - 07:46 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • tallison46

    The abuses were committed by individuals not the church... The church may have overlooked them or not known again by individuals not the church....

    May 31st, 2017 - 11:14 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Marti Llazo

    The abuses were committed by individuals under cover of the church, tallison, and the history of this church reveals a long trail of grotesque abuses as a part of its policies. The legacy of covering up the more recent abuses is also a matter of church policy and practice. The church is just as guilty as its minions. To argue otherwise is to similarly suggest that only the individuals participating in Nazi abuses could be culpable, that Nazism itself was above reproach.

    May 31st, 2017 - 02:07 pm - Link - Report abuse +2

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