Former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation
The news that remains of children were found at the former Kamloops residential school has shocked Canadians and indeed, people all around the world.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (“CCCB”) issued a Statement today about the discovery at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation.
Please click this link to read the STATEMENT
The Roman Catholic Church and religious congregations of priests, sisters, and brothers are involved in the ongoing work of reconciliation. Further information about this commitment and work is available through the website links below:
|Truth and Reconciliation – Roman Catholic Diocese of Peterborough
Truth and Reconciliation. Settlement Agreement Parties and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 48. We call upon the church parties to the Settlement Agreement, and all other faith groups and interfaith social justice groups in Canada who have not already done so, to formally adopt and comply with the principles, norms, and standards of the United Nations
|Indigenous Peoples – Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops – CCCB
Canada is home to a large and diverse Indigenous population. The Bishops in Canada share a profound commitment to renewing and strengthening relationships with Indigenous Peoples across Canada with whom the Catholic Church has maintained relations since the 17th century.