residential school system
Survivors, Indigenous nation members, and others gathered Tuesday to announce the “first step of bringing our children home.”
After VICE World News reported on Rev. Marcin Mironuik’s remarks, Edmonton’s Archdiocese said they were “thoroughly unacceptable and cannot be ignored.”
It's the latest example of a Catholic priest downplaying or denying residential schools. Rev. Marcin Mironiuk apologized after VICE World News reached out for this story.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface in Manitoba has banned the priest from publicly preaching after he spread falsehoods about the residential school system.
First Nations have confirmed more than 1,000 unmarked graves at former residential school sites. Now, people are demanding accountability from the Church.