Pope Francis

An Indian Residential school run by the church in the Northwest Territories, year unknown. Credit: Canada. Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys / Library and Archives Canada
Dean Dettloff April 30, 2018
"A future Papal visit to Canada may be considered, taking into account all circumstances, and including an encounter with the Indigenous Peoples as a top priority.” It does not say this encounter would mean an apology.
Gerard O’Connell April 30, 2018
The three Chilean victims of abuse have each commented positively on their personal encounters with Pope Francis over the weekend.
 Pope Francis touches a rosary during his general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Nov. 30. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell April 29, 2018
The pope is praying especially for peace in Syria, Nigeria and the Koreas.
 Pope Francis walks past a video journalist during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 25. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell April 27, 2018
The pope will first meet each of the victims individually, one or more times, and then as a group.
"The pope wants to ask their forgiveness, share his pain and shame for what they have suffered and, above all, listen to all suggestions that can be made to avoid the repetition of such reprehensible acts."
In this photo dated Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Pope Francis arrives in St.Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Gerard O’Connell April 25, 2018
All three were victims of the infamous Chilean priest predator, the Rev. Ferdinando Karadima, who was found guilty of abuse of minors by the Vatican.