Pope Francis Says Church-Run Schools for Indigenous Children in Canada Practiced Genocide

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT — Pope Francis has said Canada’s historic system of residential schools for Indigenous children, many of which are run by Catholic organizations, is a form of genocide.

“To take children away and change their culture, change their thinking, change their traditions and change a race, let’s say, an entire culture… It’s true, it was genocide,” the pope told reporters who met him late Friday escorted on his flight to Rome after six days in Canada.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/pope-francis-says-church-run-schools-for-indigenous-children-in-canada-practiced-genocide-11659167100 Pope Francis Says Church-Run Schools for Indigenous Children in Canada Practiced Genocide

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