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The Pope takes off his hat for that of the indigenous people and apologizes for the murdered students

The Pope takes off his hat for that of the indigenous people and apologizes for

The Pope expressed outrage and shame at the deaths of indigenous youths whose remains were found last year in several residential schools in Canada run by Catholic churches.

The Pope had already made it known that he was following with great pain the discovery of the remains of a thousand indigenous students who studied in various institutes administered by the Catholic Church in Canadian territory.

In his visit, the Pope has directly apologized to the indigenous people in Canada.

"I was waiting to come between you. I wanted to come for this penitential pilgrimage and say what is in my heart. I come to your places of birth to tell you personally that I am sad, to pray to God for forgiveness, healing and reconciliation, to show you my closeness, to pray with you and for you" , the Pope told Canada's indigenous communities.

"To walk together, to pray together, to work together, so that the sufferings of the past give way to a future of justice, healing and reconciliation".

The Pope emphasized that apologies are only a starting point, not an arrival, and that now we need to do a serious search for the truth, for the past and help residential school survivors to follow the paths of healing from the traumas they have.

The Pope also put a hat on these peoples like never before.