A First Nations chief invited Pope Francis to visit a sacred lake. Six years later, he's coming
Chief Tony Alexis and his brother, Rod Alexis, travelled to the Vatican in 2016 on behalf of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation and met Pope Francis, inviting him to Lac Ste. Anne for the yearly pilgrimage there. Six years later, the Pope will visit the area on his tour of Canada in late July.