Salt Lake City, Utah, October 19, 2015:
Good Morning Everyone,
On September 22, Pope Francis’ jet touched down in the traditional territory of the Piskataway Nation (Washington, D.C.). From there he traveled to the traditional territory of the Lenape Nation (New York City and Philadelphia).
It evokes little controversy to say that history was made on Pope Francis's first visit to the United States. In addition to becoming the first Pope to address Congress, Pope Francis also took the occasion to mark the first canonization of a saint on U.S. soil, lately St.
The Pope came to the New World but his spin doctors say he doesn’t have to rescind those outdated, lethal and racist Papal Bulls that led to the enslavement of New World inhabitants, since all subsequent Papal Bulls rescinded the previous ones.
The world is afflicted by the Abrahamic faiths---monotheistic patriarchal desert cults.
Uh oh! Looks like Dartmouth stepped right in the middle of a steaming pile of controversy.
During his address to the U.S. Congress on September 24, Pope Francis alluded to the collision between the colonizing nations of Christendom and our original nations and peoples of this continent.
Pope Francis on Wednesday canonized 18th century Spanish friar and missionary Junipero Serra. I believe a more suitable title than Saint would be the Administrative Butcher of California.
This September, Pope Francis is coming to Great Turtle Island (“North America”).
Pope Francis' July 9, 2015, request for "forgiveness" for "crimes committed against the native peoples during the so-called conquest of America" indicates how far and f
On July 9 the Associated Press reported that while visiting La Paz, Bolivia, “Pope Francis apologized…for the sins, offenses and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas,” (story by Nicole Winfield and Frank Bajak).
At the University of Oregon (U of O), just south of the administration building, amidst the beautiful green scenery of the campus, is a bronze statue, “The Pioneer Mother.” On the front panel of the statue’s pedestal is the Latin word “PAX” (“Peace”).
Can the European discovery and acquisition of land in America, either in intent or execution, be properly characterized as a project to pursue the “holy and praiseworthy” work of encouraging the rise and spread of the Catholic faith?