ICTMN Staff
12/17/15
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's recommendation that Pope Francis apologize for the residential schools...
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Vinnie Rotondaro
9/22/15
In 2009, the Episcopal Church repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery. In 2012, The Unitarian Universalist Association followed suit...
Suzan Shown Harjo
9/21/15
The following is a statement directed to Pope Francis by Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee), president of the Native American advocacy organization the Morning Star...
Theresa Braine
9/18/15
The Western Hemisphere was home to tens of millions of First Peoples when European settlers arrived, but less than a century later the number had dropped by 95 percent—a survival r...
ICTMN Staff
9/15/15
On the eve of Pope Francis’s visit to Turtle Island later this month, a primer is in order, and the new documentary The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code is the ...
Steven Newcomb
7/13/15

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)....

Stephanie Woodard
7/13/15
Law firm Jeff Anderson & Associates has released the names of seven priests and brothers whom a Catholic religious order agreed had been “credibly accused” of child sexual abus...
Gyasi Ross
7/11/15
Move over Sean Connery—I have to be honest: there’s a new old, wrinkly white, Catholic dude in my life. That’s right, I have a “thing” for this new Pope. Sorry Sean...
Theresa Braine
7/11/15
Indigenous leaders in Canada welcomed the apology of Pope Francis for the Catholic Church’s complicity in the “grave sins” of colonization, though they hoped it was just a prelude ...
ICTMN Staff
7/10/15
In a landmark speech, Pope Francis apologized on Thursday for the “grave sins” of colonialism against Indigenous Peoples of America in a speech to grassroots groups in Bolivia...

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