In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Jun 5, 2015

Immediate Responses to Summary Report by Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Immediately following the presentation of the summary report by Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), on June 2, 2015, the Most Reverend Gerard Pettipas, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan and President of the corporation of Catholic Entities party to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement (CEPIRSS), released a statement. CEPIRSS represents 17 dioceses and 37 religious institutes involved in managing and helping to operate the former Indian Residential Schools which were under the jurisdiction of the Government of Canada.


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Link to the statement by Archbishop Pettipas (PDF)

Link to the joint statement

Link to a summary report on media coverage (PDF)

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