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Pope Francis says he must lessen travel or possibly retire
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Pope Francis says he must lessen travel or possibly retire

Pope Francis says he must lessen travel or possibly retire - CBS News Watch CBS News As Pope Francis returned to the Vatican from Canada, he told reporters the six-day trip showed him he must slow down or consider retiring. The 85-year-old also called the church's abuse of Canada's Indigenous people "genocide." Chris Livesay has more. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Quebec woman who gave cradleboard to Pope wonders why she didn’t get to meet him at Citadel
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Quebec woman who gave cradleboard to Pope wonders why she didn’t get to meet him at Citadel

Michelle Shenandoah, a member of the Oneida Nation, is wondering why she didn’t get to meet Pope Francis Wednesday evening at the Citadel in Quebec City, to show him a cradleboard he asked to see. “We didn’t know until the very last minute that that wasn’t going to happen,” she told Global News.It’s the same one she took with her to the Vatican in March and gave to the pontiff to reflect on.“The Holy Father has now been tasked with the responsibility to care for this cradle board overnight,” Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi told reporters at the time. Read more: Banner protesting 'doctrine of discovery' unfurled during papal mass at Quebec shrine For Shenandoah as well as others the board is a symbol of all the Indigenous ch...
Indigenous leader says Pope Francis visit leaves room for reconciliation and change
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Indigenous leader says Pope Francis visit leaves room for reconciliation and change

Indigenous leaders are reflecting on the historic visit of Pope Francis to Alberta — and its shortcomings. The chief of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Tony Alexis, said he felt some frustration with the planning process ahead of the Pope’s arrival.“It’s supposed to be an Indigenous event. A lot of the time we were moved to the side, so that the intention of the visit would be held in the forefront. It should not be like that. We should be equals.” 4:13 Pope Francis pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne draws thousands to Alberta lakeshore Pope Francis pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne draws thousands to Alberta ...
‘Dance with the universe:’ Indigenous languages, reconciliation and the papal tour
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‘Dance with the universe:’ Indigenous languages, reconciliation and the papal tour

Warning: This story deals with disturbing subject matter that may upset and trigger some readers. Discretion is advised. According to Tom McCallum (White Standing Buffalo), when Cree-speaking peoples first saw the “black robes” kneeling down and immersed in prayer, they didn’t know what the clergymen were doing.Pointing up to the heavens, the church leaders explained, “We’re talking to Him,” said McCallum.The moment gave birth to the Cree expression for prayer, ayamihowin, which is composed of the root words ayamiha, “talking to him or her,” kakiki, “forever or perpetual,” and simo, which means “movement or dance.” Win is added to end of the word to indicate a process underway, he said.“We have a perpetual dance with the universe,” McCallum said, translating ayamihowin in an inter...