Pope’s Canadian visit prompts demands to renounce centuries-old Doctrine of Discovery – Canada’s National Observer

Pope’s Canadian visit prompts demands to renounce centuries-old Doctrine of Discovery – Canada’s National Observer

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202296 Views

August 2nd 2022

As Pope Francis travelled across Canada, so did a demand to revisit centuries-old declarations.

At the front of a basilica in Quebec, where the 85-year-old pontiff prepared to preside over mass, Sarain Fox and her cousin stood in silence, holding a banner with the words “Rescind the Doctrine” emblazoned in red and black paint.

“It felt like the resistance that was missing,” said Fox, who is from Batchawana First Nation.

Read More: https://www.nationalobserver.com/2022/08/02/news/popes-canadian-visit-prompts-demands-renounce-centuries-old-doctrine-discovery

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