lunedì 8 agosto 2022

Why the Pope’s words continue to reverberate

(Rose LeMay - The Hill)
The lasting impacts of the papal visit will continue to reverberate. It provoked some difficult reflections in churches and among Catholics across the country. It honoured the incredible resilience of Indigenous peoples. It added some fuel to speed up this reconciliation train. But please don’t make policy or legislation that forces us to continue to be resilient. We’d like to be done with that. There was a certain trajectory in the Pope’s speeches across Canada. His first included an apology and was sincere and meaningful but didn’t quite go far enough in taking institutional responsibility for residential schools. The Lac Ste. Anne speech reflected on family as a source of healing both for Indigenous peoples and for Catholics, (...)