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Pope Francis presides over a July 28 Mass at the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré in Canada. Vatican Media

Jesus Comes to Us When We “come up against a paralyzing sense of failure”: Pope Francis

Jul 28, 2022

At a July 28 Mass in the historic Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré in Québec, Pope Francis preached on the hope and redemption that Christ offers in the face of shame.

Pope Francis meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Québec, Canada, on July 27, 2022. pool VAMP

Pope Francis Expresses "deep shame" in Canada, Warns of New "cancel culture"

Jul 27, 2022

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for the harm done to indigenous Canadians by Catholics in a Wednesday address before top government officials and representatives of the indigenous peoples in Canada.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass from the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, on July 26, 2022. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Preaches Sharing Faith with Love Before 50,000 at Largest Stadium in Canada

Jul 26, 2022

Developing a theme he introduced earlier in his "penitential pilgrimage," the pope reflected on the importance of presenting the faith to others in a loving way, rather than with proselytism.

Pope Francis prepares to board an ITA Airlines plane for his approximately 10-hour flight from Rome to Edmonton in western Canada on July 24, 2022. Daniel Ibañez/CNA

Pope Francis Begins "penitential pilgrimage" to Canada

Jul 24, 2022

During his six-day trip, he’s expected to meet with and apologize to indigenous Canadians for abuses committed at Church-run residential schools.

Pope Francis meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Vatican on May 29, 2017. © L'Osservatore Romano.

Pope Francis in Canada: A Papal Pilgrimage for Healing and Reconciliation

Jul 23, 2022

The 37th Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis, which will take him to Canada from July 24-30, is a "penitential pilgrimage” that may also help to heal and reconcile another relationship.

Pope Francis meets Canadian Indigenous leaders at the Vatican on April 1, 2022. Vatican Media

Pope Expresses "sorrow, shame" for Catholic Role in Abuse against Indigenous Peoples

Apr 1, 2022

“I want to say to you with all my heart: I am very sorry,” Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address at the Vatican, June 6, 2021./ Screenshot from Vatican News YouTube channel.

Pope Francis Sorrowful after Children’s Graves Found at Catholic-run School in Canada

Jun 6, 2021

Pope Francis expressed sorrow on Sunday at the discovery of Indigenous children’s graves at a Church-run residential school in Canada.

Bishop Robert Bourgon, the first Bishop of Hearst-Moosonee, Canada. Courtesy photo.

Canadian Catholic Bishop Resigns at Age of 64 "for the good of the Church"

Nov 30, 2020

Pope Francis accepted Sunday the resignation of a Canadian Catholic bishop at the age of 64.

Msgr. Michael Francis Crotty ,the newly-appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso

Irish Prelate to Represent the Holy Father in Burkina Faso

Feb 4, 2020

Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Michael Francis Crotty who has been serving as the First Counsellor of the Apostolic Nunciature in Spain since 2017, to be his representative in the West African nation of Burkina Faso.