Statements regarding discovery at former Kamloops Indian Residential School

Statements regarding discovery at former Kamloops Indian Residential School

On Monday, May 31st, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) published a statement following the report of a recent discovery of children’s graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation.

"As we see ever more clearly the pain and suffering of the past, the Bishops of Canada pledge to continue walking side by side with Indigenous Peoples in the present, seeking greater healing and reconciliation for the future.

We lift up prayers to the Lord for the children who have lost their lives and pledge our close accompaniment of Indigenous families and communities."

Statement from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops following the recent discovery at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation

Déclaration de la Conférence des évêques catholiques du Canada à la suite de la récente découverte à l’ancien pensionnat indien de Kamloops dans la Première nation Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

On Sunday, May 30th, OMI Lacombe Canada released the Statement For Media Release:

Regarding news from the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Nation (Kamloops Indian Band) of the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School


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