Why residential school survivors want an apology from the Pope
Residential school survivor Evelyn Korkmaz on why she’s calling on the Pope to apologize for the Catholic Church’s involvement in residential schools, and CBC reporter Jorge Barrera on the historical relationship between the two.
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Front Burner24:25Why residential school survivors want an apology from the Pope
An unprecedented summit on the sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church is taking place at the Vatican. For many victims, it's a chance to seek justice. That includes Evelyn Korkmaz, a residential school survivor calling on the Pope to apologize for the Church's involvement in residential schools. She tells host Jayme Poisson why and CBC reporter Jorge Barrera helps us understand the historical relationship between the Catholic Church and Canada's residential schools.
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