Indigenous leaders call for church arsons in Canada to stop, say fires were likely set by non-indigenous people | News Headlines | Catholic Culture

CWN Editor’s Note: Burning churches “is not our native way,” said Jenn Allan-Riley, who was separated from her family by Canadian government policy in the 1960s and is now a Pentecostal Christian minister. Cheryle O’Sullivan, who attended a residential school, said that “the fires were reminiscent of how Indigenous totem poles and ceremonial houses were burned to the ground when European settlers first came,” CTV News reported.

Indigenous leaders call for church arsons in Canada to stop, say fires were likely set by non-indigenous people | News Headlines | Catholic Culture

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