martedì 23 novembre 2021

Stati Uniti
Bishops encourage cooperation to address church's past in tribal schools

(Rhina Guidos - CNS)
Two U.S. bishops have urged their fellow prelates to cooperate with any requests they receive from the federal government for an investigation on alleged abuses at tribal schools operated by church entities in the past. In a Nov. 8 letter addressed to all U.S. bishops, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, who is chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop James S. Wall of Gallup, New Mexico, chair of the USCCB's Subcommittee on Native American Affairs, told prelates that "if the government asks for any records you may possess, we encourage cooperation." The letter comes in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior's June 11 (...)