Pope Francis meets Inuit residential school survivors as ‘pilgrimage of penance’ ends in Iqaluit – Global News

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Pope Francis begged for forgiveness for the evil perpetrated by “not a few” Catholics as he wrapped up Friday a six-day visit that saw celebration and criticism for his repeated apologies for the Catholic Church’s role in cultural assimilation and residential schools.

“How evil it is to break the bonds uniting parents and children, to damage our closest relationships, to harm and scandalize the little ones,” Francis said in Spanish, which was translated to Inuktitut and English, during his final public address in Iqaluit.

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