Can Canadian Catholics reconcile after “whitewashing” indigenous Catholics?

A 1940 photo shows indigenous students and a nun in a girls' classroom at Cross Lake Indian Residential School in Manitoba. (CNS photo/Library and Archives Canada, Reuters) 

Our June 27 guest is Eileen Markey, an independent reporter and the author of A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sr. Maura (Nation Books). She lives in the Bronx and teaches journalism at the City University of New York.


We discuss her recent article, Canadian Catholics grapple with a history of “whitewashing” indigenous children.

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Stuart Meisenzahl
8 months 3 weeks ago

Each week your headlines and "Tweet This" selections reveal you to be irredeemably biased. There is frequently not a hint in your selection of articles of any thoughtful or contextual analysis......often bordering on or displaying outright intellectual dishonesty

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