More action needed to continue survivors’ healing journey: Métis federation – SaskToday.ca

More action needed to continue survivors’ healing journey: Métis federation – SaskToday.ca

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202236 Views

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September 28, 2022

SASKATOON — Shirley Isbister says she hopes the Catholic church would do more to repair its relationship and reconciliation with Indigenous people to aid residential school survivors in continuing their healing journey.

The president of the Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. praised the pilgrimage of penance done by Pope Francis and the apology he made in front of survivors and their respective communities — First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

“Well, an apology is always a great thing. But what comes after the apology? You know, you can do any kind of report, but it’s the action that matters and we’re still waiting for the action,” said Isbister.

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is meeting in Cornwall, Ont. this week for their 2022 Plenary Assembly. Canada’s 90 bishops are holding their first in-person meetings since 2019.

Read More: https://www.sasktoday.ca/central/local-news/more-action-needed-to-continue-survivors-healing-journey-metis-federation-5878996

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