2022-08-03 11:30:19

How Far did the Pope’s Canadian Apology to First Nations Go?



How Far did the Pope’s Canadian Apology to First Nations Go?

Pope Francis last week paid a historic visit to Canada, appearing in person in Maskwacis in Central Alberta to apologize for the role of the Catholic Church in perpetuating the horrors and abuses of the residential school system that separated countless First Nations children from their parents and their culture.

Although his speech was apologetic, it did not show remorse on behalf of the Catholic Church as an institution. He said, “I ask forgiveness, in particular, for the ways in which many members of the church and of religious communities co-operated … in projects of cultural destruction and forced assimilation promoted by the governments of that time, which culminated in the system of residential schools.”

 

 Rising Up with Sonali is a radio and television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. Rising Up With Sonali was built on the foundation of Sonali Kolhatkar's earlier show, Uprising, which became the longest-running drive-time radio show on KPFK in Los Angeles hosted by a woman. RUS airs on Free Speech TV every weekday.

Missed an episode?  Check out Rising Up on FSTV VOD anytime, or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org

Canada Catholic Catholic Church First Nations Pope Francis risingupwithsonali

Education

Feminism Today | Summer Music Series with Natu Camara and Dr. Sophia Johnson

Feminism Today | Summer Music Series with Natu Camara and Dr. Sophia Johnson

Mobilized

Supreme Court Affirmative Action Cases and Critical Race Theory in Schools

Supreme Court Affirmative Action Cases and Critical Race Theory in Schools

Rising Up With Sonali

Building Tech Infrastructure for a World Without Police

Building Tech Infrastructure for a World Without Police

The Randi Rhodes' Show

Marjorie Taylor Greene Can't be Serious

Marjorie Taylor Greene Can't be Serious

This Week In White Supremacy- Presented by 1HoodMedia

This Week In White Supremacy | Republican Representative Cheers on Racist Actions During Protest

This Week In White Supremacy | Republican Representative Cheers on Racist Actions During Protest

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! | Counter-Demonstrators Spark Over 100 Arrests Amid Protest

Democracy Now! | Counter-Demonstrators Spark Over 100 Arrests Amid Protest

BreakThrough News

BreakThrough News | Texas Wants to "Make America White Again"

BreakThrough News | Texas Wants to "Make America White Again"

This Week In White Supremacy- Presented by 1HoodMedia

This Week In White Supremacy | Instances of Racism Surface During Black History Month - Really?

This Week In White Supremacy | Instances of Racism Surface During Black History Month - Really?

This Week In White Supremacy- Presented by 1HoodMedia

This Week In White Supremacy | Republican Representative Cheers on Racist Actions During Protest

This Week In White Supremacy | Republican Representative Cheers on Racist Actions During Protest

The David Pakman Show

The David Pakman Show | President Biden Challenges Donald Trump to a Debate

The David Pakman Show | President Biden Challenges Donald Trump to a Debate

This Week In White Supremacy- Presented by 1HoodMedia

This Week In White Supremacy | Is President Biden Losing Young Voters Over Gaza Genocide Inaction?

This Week In White Supremacy | Is President Biden Losing Young Voters Over Gaza Genocide Inaction?

The Stephanie Miller Show

The Stephanie Miller Show | Russia's Response to Western Provocations

The Stephanie Miller Show | Russia's Response to Western Provocations

Related

The Thom Hartmann Program

Why The Pope Reverses Position on Homosexuality Featuring Michelangelo Signorile

Why The Pope Reverses Position on Homosexuality Featuring Michelangelo Signorile

Democracy Now!

Top U.S. & World Headlines — February 3, 2023

Top U.S. & World Headlines — February 3, 2023

Rising Up With Sonali

How Florida’s Black History Ban Impacts Youth Mental Health

How Florida’s Black History Ban Impacts Youth Mental Health

Rising Up With Sonali

Mapping Police Violence in 2022

Mapping Police Violence in 2022

Proud Partners