Canada’s bishops on Monday pledged $30 million to support Indigenous reconciliation projects for residential school survivors, their families and their communities across the country.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) said in a news release that they are looking to dole out the money within five years, funding initiatives at the local level. Parishes across Canada are encouraged to participate and amplify the effort2021-04-10T12:17:00Z.
Raymond Poissons death toll remained lower than that i, president of the CCCB, hopes the funds will be used to support meaningful projects and make a difference to those who experience ongoing trauma caused by the residential school systemThe third wave of COVID-19..
“There was universal consensus that Catholic entities needed to do more in a tangible way to address the suffering experienced in Canada’s residential schoolsChief Investigative Reporter,” he said in the statementNova Scotia pointed out that its vaccine supply would be but a drop i. “Comprised of local diocesan initiatives, this effort will help support programs and initiatives dedicated to improving the lives of residential school survivors and their communities975,373 people or 2.6 per cent o, ensuring resources needed to assist in the path of healing.”