Priest Resigns After Comments About 'Good Done' by Catholic Church on Residential Schools


A catholic priest and ontario has resigned over comments. He made about the good done in residential schools as dan carbon chuck reports the archdiocese of toronto apologized for the remarks. Who in keenan was the pastor of the merciful redeemer parish in mississauga just west of toronto. He was criticized in june for a sermon in which he talked about canada's residential school system. Part of keenan sermon was posted online. Now i presumed that the same would thank the church for the good that was done in those schools but of course that question was never asked and in fact. We're not allowed even to say that good was done in those schools. Those comments were widely criticized. Here's mississauga mayor. Bonnie crombie his comments show a fundamental misunderstanding of one of the core tragedies of the residential school system in canada. The children were forcibly separated from their parents for the first time. We are truly confronting our history and learning the truth about what really happened. Who statement keenan apologized and acknowledge the pain and anger which has been magnified by his comments. He also pledged to do better. He also said as a catholic priest. He does not condone the residential school system and he regrets deeply that those schools existed cardinal thomas collins of the archdiocese of toronto accepted. Keenan's resignation keenan is now on an indefinite leave of absence for national native news. I'm dan carpenter

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