Papal Primer: Pope Francis visits Iqaluit today – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 29, 2022

Things to watch for during Pope Francis’ visit to Nunavut’s capital Friday

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in Iqaluit on Friday at around 3 p.m.

It’s the final day of his six-day visit to Canada that began Sunday in Edmonton and moved to Quebec City on Wednesday. He calls it his “pilgrimage of penance.”

On Monday, Francis said he was “deeply sorry” for the abuse some members of the Roman Catholic Church committed while working in Canada’s residential school system.

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