Residential school survivors deserve action after Pope’s apology
Pope Francis and the Catholic Church can play a role in the pathway forward, perhaps by compensating survivors, providing unfettered access to Church records, or promising not to shield alleged perpetrators of crimes.
Elder Angie Crerar shakes hands with Pope Francis inside the Vatican chambers following a private meeting on March 28. Behind Crerar stand Cassidy Caron, president of the Métis National Council and Elder Angie LaFleur. Matt LeMay photograph courtesy of Métis National Council