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CCCB Statement regarding discovery at former Kamloops Indian Residential School

Today, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) published a statement following the report of a recent discovery of children’s graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation.

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Canadian bishops announce new abuse reporting system

Today, the Bishops of Canada launch a national, bilingual service for reporting situations of sexual abuse either committed or covered-up by a Bishop. This service furthers their commitment to responsibility, accountability and transparency in matters of clergy sexual abuse and their commitment to facilitate healing and justice for victims-survivors.

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Keep section that protects religious services and clergy from obstruction say Canada’s bishops

“If you’re disrupting a religious service, you are causing a great deal of turmoil to a lot of people,” said Bruce Simpson, a criminal lawyer who accompanied the CCCB delegation. “It doesn’t matter why you’re doing it.”

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Catholic community raises over $3.5 million to help African famine

Over $3.5 million has been raised by the Catholic community in just the past six weeks to address hunger in Africa through a national ecumenical and interfaith appeal. The United Nations says that 20 million people, including 1.4 million children, are at risk of death over the coming months due to ongoing armed conflicts and severe droughts.

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