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Covering Pope Francis’s visit to Canada from the papal plane: Reporter’s notebook | CBC News

On a Thursday afternoon at the end of July, I found myself broiling from the body heat of thousands of travellers being corralled through airport security. I was on my way to Rome, assigned to cover Pope Francis’s six-day trip to Canada. Little did I know that the long lines, waiting, and uncomfortable heat experienced […]

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The Close Relationship Between Evita And Pope Francis

Evita was a very confident woman and had a very close relationship with the church. As her confidant, the Jesuit Hernán Benítez, recalls, 130 nuns collaborated with her in the foundation (many from the Hermanas del Huerto congregation) and 62 clerics. In her book ‘La razon de mi vida’, Evita expounds her view of Christianity: […]

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Pope Francis health fears as Pontiff hints he could RESIGN: ‘You can change Pope’

The 85-year-old Pontiff said today that he can no longer travel as he once used to due to strained ligaments in his knees. The comments come following a week-long trip to Canada, during which he apologised to indigenous people for the injustices they suffered at Catholic church-run schools. The Pope said the trip was a […]

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Pope says genocide took place at Canada’s residential schools for Indigenous children | CBC News

WARNING: This story contains distressing details While the word genocide wasn’t heard in any of Pope Francis’s addresses during a week-long trip to Canada, on his flight back to Rome, he said everything he described about the residential school system and its forced assimilation of Indigenous children amounts to genocide. “I didn’t use the word […]

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Pope Francis, in Iqaluit visit, asks forgiveness for residential schools | CBC News

Pope Francis wrapped up his Canadian visit on Friday evening in Iqaluit with an outdoor public speech before a crowd of both admirers and critics, and again offered an apology for the “evil perpetrated by not a few Catholics” involved in Canada’s residential school system.  “I want to tell you how very sorry I am,” he said.  The […]

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Pope entrusts new relationship with Indigenous to three holy women

Quebec City — Meeting Indigenous survivors of residential schools in Canada, Pope Francis entrusted them and the journey of truth, healing and reconciliation to three women: St. Anne, Mary and St. Kateri Tekakwitha. “These women can help us to come together and start to weave anew a reconciliation that can uphold the rights of the […]

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Canada

‘I couldn’t stay silent,’ says Cree singer who performed powerful message for Pope Francis | CBC News

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. It was a raw, powerful moment that seemed to stop time — a song performed emotionally in Cree to the tune of Canada’s national anthem by an Indigenous woman wearing traditional regalia. In an interview Thursday with CBC News, Si Pih Ko, also known as Trina Francois, said the […]

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Science

Air Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment – Division of Environmental Quality and Pope County Gasoline Bulk Plant Operator Enter into Consent Administrative Order | JD Supra

Download PDF The Arkansas Department of Energy & Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and Max Taylor Oil Company, Inc. (“MTOC”) entered into a July 6th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing an alleged violation of a General Air Permit. See LIS No. 22-077. The CAO provides that MTOC owns and operates a gasoline bulk […]

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Pope Francis holds mass outside Quebec City on 2nd day of visit to province | CBC News

After delivering a speech calling for unity and healing at Quebec City’s Citadelle Wednesday evening, Pope Francis is holding mass in a basilica to an audience of 2,000 this morning.  The mass, which began at 10 a.m., is being broadcast on large screens outside the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica and on the Plains of Abraham as well as in a […]

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In Canada’s north, environment-minded Pope to get climate change close-up

Oolootie Kunilusie reels in an Arctic char from the Sylvia Grinnell River ahead of the visit by Pope Francis to Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada July 27, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio reuters_tickers This content was published on July 28, 2022 – 12:17 July 28, 2022 – 12:17 By Rod Nickel IQALUIT, Nunavut (Reuters) – Pope Francis’s upcoming visit […]