The Cowessess First Nation will put a name to each of the hundreds of bodies found at the unmarked graves on the former Marieval Indian Residential School, vows Chief Cadmus Delorme.

Parliamentary interfaith caucus established to foster dialogue in Ottawa

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OTTAWA -- You can learn a lot about Islam, Judaism, Christianity and other faiths in books, but the best way to really understand another faith is through personal relationships.

Catholics look for action and answers

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As the country continues to wake up to the truth that there has been little or no reconciliation with Indigenous people, Catholics are also questioning their Church’s record.

Prayer created for National Indigenous Peoples Day

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To mark the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada on June 21, the Canadian Conference Catholic Bishops (CCCB) have released a prayer titled “Prayer for Tolerance, Forgiveness, Reconciliation.”

First female OHL draft pick rooted in faith

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It’s been quite an extraordinary couple weeks for 16-year-old goaltender Taya Currie.

Attempts at healing must be Indigenous-led, says Miller

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VANCOUVER -- Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller reached out to residential school survivors in an interview with an Indigenous news network, apologizing for how representatives of the Church “betrayed your trust.”

Church to blame for residential schools: poll

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While the work toward a formal apology from Pope Francis is ongoing, a clear majority of Canadians hold the Catholic Church primarily responsible for the damage done by residential schools, according to a Leger poll conducted June 4- 6.

Alberta pastor to appeal worship ruling

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Three congregants of GraceLife Church near Spruce Grove Alta., are joining their pastor’s fight for religious freedom after a provincial court ruled Pastor James Coates’ religious and life, liberty and security freedoms were not infringed by pandemic regulations.

Restoring languages will help right past wrongs

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When news of the 215 unmarked graves at the former Kamloops Residential School landed in Edmonton, an elder in the Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples wanted to put out a statement in Cree. The problem is that survivors of the residential school system lost their language when they were children in the schools.

MP calls on faithful to make Liberals pay for ignoring conversion therapy concerns

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OTTAWA -- A Conservative MP wants Catholics and other Canadians of faith to remember during the next election that the federal Liberal government is ignoring concerns about a bill to ban conversion therapy for youth that could make some religious discussions about human sexuality illegal.

UNDRIP campaign finally paying off

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OTTAWA -- There have been false starts and bitter disappointments before, but Catholic and other faith organizations now see a light at the end of the tunnel in achieving a key aspect of reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.