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The final audience stands with Pope Francis and members of the Indigenous delegation where the Pontiff delivered an apology for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada's residential school system, at the Vatican, April 1, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Vatican Media)

Pope Francis apologizes for residential school abuses

Politics Insider for April 1: First Nations delegates make progress at the Vatican; Trudeau pushes for a G19; and a Wildrose battle
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Thomas Tobin can’t hide behind the Bible on LGTBQ issues

Michael Coren: ’I would never argue that the Bible blasts support for LGBTQ people, but equally, when we read this collection of books with knowledge and without malice, I believe that it doesn’t condemn it either’
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The Pope is visiting the United Arab Emirates. That’s a big deal.

Opinion: The papal visit challenges the contention that there is an unbridgeable gap between Islam and Christianity
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The Pope’s new prayer app is robotic, artificial and irreligious

Michael Coren: For most people of faith, prayer is a dialogue with God. A new prayer app from the Pope is almost reminiscent of the selling of indulgences.
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Pope Francis’s newest crass opinions about gay priests

Michael Coren: How ironic that the most homophobic organization in the world should be the greatest employer of gay men
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Pope Francis has condemned capital punishment. But can his legacy endure?

Opinion: Pope Francis has deemed capital punishment unacceptable in all circumstances—a bold and likely definitive mark on the Roman Catholic Church’s doctrine
Hereford Cathedral Choir Invited By The Pope To Sing At The Vatican

The Catholic Church has a sainthood problem

Opinion: The Church is considering two people with serious anti-Semitic pasts for canonization—which threatens to undo its recent good work
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Canada’s MPs call for a residential-school apology—exposing a Church in crisis

Opinion: MPs have voted to ask the Pope to apologize for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools—and it’s due time he did the right thing
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What the U.S. pro-life movement forgets about its own roots

Opinion: Pope Francis has been slammed for equating the saving of ’innocent unborn’ with migrants. But social justice sparked the anti-abortion movement in the first place
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2018 will be the year of the polarized church

A decision on a controversial text could cleave the Catholic faith in two