Canadian bishops say they'll follow pope's example with Indigenous

Canada's bishops wound up their first in-person meetings in three years with discussion of concrete steps toward reconciliation with Indigenous Canadians.

Canadian bishops working with Vatican on statement rejecting 'Doctrine of Discovery'

A date for a new papal statement on the Doctrine of Discovery, promised by Pope Francis on his way home from Canada to Rome, has not been announced. But whenever it happens, it is likely to address core concerns of Indigenous people in Canada and in many other parts of the world.

Bishops, Indigenous Canadians reschedule meetings with pope for late March

More than two dozen Indigenous delegates, accompanied by a handful of Canadian bishops, plan to meet with Pope Francis the last week of March. The trip to Rome, originally scheduled Dec. 17-20, was derailed by COVID-19.

Canadian bishop: Plans for healing, reconciliation campaign finalized soon

A national framework for a five-year fundraising campaign to help with healing and reconciliation of residential school survivors and their communities is coming in the new year.