By Rosalind Russell-
Pope Francis is admitting that members of the Roman Catholic church sexually abused children and vulnerable people in residential schools it ran across Canada.
During an evening prayer session in Quebec City, the pontiff said the church must not allow itself to take advantage of others.
It’s his first mention of the issue during his visit to Canada.
Francis is due to fly to Iqaluit today before heading back to Rome this evening.
Photo: Pope Francis in Quebec City yesterday. He is due to fly to Iqaluit today before heading back to Rome this evening. Other photos include the beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral of Quebec City where a Mass was held yesterday and the Bishops, including our Bishop Dowd who took part in the Holy Mass at the invitation of the Pope. Photos provided by Bishop Thomas Dowd, Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie and used with permissions.