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‘I am deeply sorry’: Pope Francis apologies to Indigenous people in Canada for ‘evil’ of residential schools

Pope Francis has apologised to Indigenous people in Canada for the “evil” of residential schools, the church-run, forced-assimilation institutions that First Nation, Inuit and Metis children were forced to attend for decades. After a visit on Monday to the former site of Ermineskin Indian Residential School in Maskwacis, in the western province of Alberta, the […]