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Should the Canadian Roman Catholic Church lose tax exemption and non-profit status over refusal to abide its own beliefs?

Now I have gone back and forth on taxing the churches my whole life. For me it comes down do they fulfill what their beliefs say, do no promote hatred, and are community involved is really what should allow them the privilege they have. 641 more words

Spirituality

Bishops, Conservative MPs fight motion calling on Pope to apologize for residential schools

OTTAWA — Catholic bishops were on Parliament Hill Wednesday to fight back against a motion supported by NDP and Liberal MPs, but opposed by some Conservatives, that calls on Pope Francis to apologize for the church’s role in residential schools. 747 more words

News

'I wanted to go throw up:' MPs slam bishops' continued refusal to ask Pope to apologize for residential schools

The continued refusal by Canadian bishops to ask Pope Francis to issue a formal apology for the abuses suffered by thousands of Indigenous Canadians under the residential school system drew fierce condemnation from parliamentarians and survivors of the schools. 665 more words

Canada

‘Pope Says Nope’

“We will keep working…on the path to {one-way} ‘reconciliation’ because we know taking responsibility for past mistakes and asking forgiveness is something that is core to our values as Canadians.” 1,633 more words

Residential Schools

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday April 5, 2018

This week’s episode of Open Sources Guelph is a chorus of abuse. The Government of Ontario is abusing deficit spending by making some big spending promises. 523 more words

Show Notes

‘Judge Reprimands Aboriginal Industry Lawyer’

“An Ontario judge responsible for supervising the ‘Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement’ says a lawyer representing ‘survivors’ {‘former students’} from St. Anne’s residential school “ 539 more words

Lawyers

‘Compensating Aboriginal Student-On-Student Abuse’

What about all the other Canadians who suffered from abuse at school?
Why are they not deserving of compensation?
Wasn’t a government responsible for those schools, and weren’t children forced to attend? 600 more words

Residential Schools