Statement from the Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding the Corporation for the Catholic Entities Party to the Indian Residential School Settlement

20 August 2021 The Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) wishes to address recent reporting on the Corporation for the Catholic Entities Party to the Indian Residential School Settlement (CCEPIRSS). As a Committee, we have been profoundly saddened by the recent uncovering of unmarked burial sites

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Notice of the Proposed Sale of Property

Diocesan Centre, Pembroke June 16, 2021 The Diocese of Pembroke hereby gives notice of the proposed sale of property: Concession 2 Part Lot 9, Township of Greater Madawaska. Approximately 3 acres of vacant waterfront property on the Madawaska River at the corner of Church Street and Flying Club Road. Ontario

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Words from Pope Francis

I follow with sorrow the news coming from Canada about the shocking discovery of the remains of two hundred and fifteen children, pupils of Kamloops Indian Residential School, in the Province of British Columbia. I join the Canadian Bishops and the whole Catholic Church in Canada in expressing my sympathy

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Statement of Bishop Guy Desrochers Following the recent discovery at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School

This week, the Federal Government published its report on the recommendations of the Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.  While this is important and necessary, it is overshadowed by the recent findings that 215 Indigenous children were buried in unmarked graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential

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