August 2, 2022
4:30 pm Newfoundland | 4 pm Atlantic | 3 pm Eastern | 2 pm Central | 1 pm Mountain | 12 pm Pacific
Pope Francis is headed to Canada next week to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples. According to a the Vatican, the trip begins in Edmonton, Canada, on Sunday, July 24, 2022 and ends the following Saturday in Iqaluit, the capital city of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. It is an ambitious itinerary, filled with meetings, visits, pilgrimages, and prayer, with a clear priority on connecting with Indigenous Peoples.
NCR Vatican Correspondent Christopher White will be there for it all. He will be our eyes and ears, reporting on the Pope's extraordinary journey of reconciliation.
At this session with NCR readers, Chris will share his observations, reflections, and behind-the-scenes moments. Participants will be invited to submit questions ahead of time, as well as submit them during the session.
- May 13, 2002: Pope Francis will travel to Canada in July to visit Indigenous communities
- April 1, 2022: Pope Francis apologizes for 'deplorable' treatment of Canada's Indigenous in church-run schools
- April 1, 2022: Address to representatives of Indigenous Peoples of Canada, Pope Francis
- March 31, 2002: Canadian Indigenous leaders ask pope to spend night thinking of their abused children
- March 25, 2002: Canadian Indigenous delegation heads to Rome seeking papal apology
- October 27, 2021: Pope Francis agrees to visit Canada to help reconciliation with Indigenous peoples
- July 6, 2021: Why hasn't Pope Francis apologized in Canada? Ask the bishops.
Resources for you during the papal trip: