Joint Statement

The following statement was made from the Long March to Rome Gathering in Florence, Italy from April 30-May 4, 2016:

Greetings to Pope Francis and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace,...

Steve Russell
The New York Times reported on a trove of correspondence made public between Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka and Karol Józef Wojtyla, who would become Pope John Paul II, referred to by Cat...
Peter d'Errico

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...

Peter d'Errico

Just when we thought the Papacy might be ready to confront its historical role in dispossessing and dominating indigenous peoples around the world, Pope Francis decides to carry forward the process started by John Paul II to make a saint of the man who founded the...

Vincent Schilling
Perhaps one of the most known Native American tribes – for a hairstyle are the Mohawks...
Steven Newcomb

Pope Francis—Jorge Mario Bergoglio—is 76 years old. He is the first pope from Latin America, the first Jesuit pope, and the first pope of our time not born in Europe....

Steven Newcomb, et al

This letter was originally published in Indian Country Today on August 11, 1993.

Editors Note: The signatories to this letter hope to present it to Pope John Paul II during his time in Denver this week.

His Holiness, Pope John Paul II,...