A local committee announced last May that 215 unidentified graves had been discovered At the Government Boarding School Conducted by a Catholic religious organization, it invited the pope to visit the community and the former school home in Kamloops.
The Tk’emlúps te secwépemc, a tribal group in western Canada, said the pope’s visit would be “a historic moment.” For survivors of tribal school housing Kamloops, Graves believed to contain the remains of children who went missing during their stay at the boarding school.
Holy shit noted Episcopal Conference of Canada Pope Francis “invited them to an apostolic visit. In the context of the pastoral process of reconciliation with the indigenous people, it has been going on for some time.
Last June, the pope expressed his “pain” at the discovery of graves in the Kamloops and asked religious and politicians to co-operate to clarify what happened. Tk’emlúps te secwépemc said that although the Catholic delegates lamented what had happened in Kamloops, their school residence was managed according to their orders. Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, “Never apologized at the highest level of the Catholic Church.”
The discovery of graves at the Kamloops school home is the first in a series of similar discoveries. Among other institutions in the country where Canadian authorities forcibly detain Native children.
For more than a hundred years, until 1997, Canada had established more than 130 government boarding schools, through which more than 150,000 Indigenous people graduated. So far a total of 1,275 graves have been identified in five former school residences. It is estimated that about 4,000 children died during their stay in these boarding schools, although some consider this to be conservative.
Christianization. Most of these boarding schools were run by Christian denominations, mostly Catholics, And children of them were subjected to systematic physical and sexual abuse and sometimes scientific experiments.
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