The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is calling upon Catholics to stay away from church services.
The call comes as the group is calling upon the leader of that church, Pope Francis to apologize for the Church’s role in Residential Schools in Canada.
Federation Vice Chief David Pratt acknowledges the reopening of wounds following the discovery of a mass grave of 215 bodies of children at a former Residential School in Kamloops, B.C.
FSIN officials say this conversation has been ongoing for 30-plus years and this must be the finish line and not the starting point.
The Catholic Church ran the majority of Canada’s 100-plus Residential Schools over a 120-year period.
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