U.S. and Canadian religious orders and institutions are beginning to engage the process of facing the terrible legacy of boarding schools they operated for indigenous people in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Jesuit Conference statement - Read it here
Unpacking Histories is a Jesuit sponsored series reflecting on the relations of Indigenous Peoples and Jesuits in what we currently call the U.S. and Canada The series will bring together Indigenous leaders and Jesuit partners to reflect on the complex history between Jesuits and and Indigenous Peoples. There is no one version of this history that is full of brokenness and beauty.
A series intended for members of men's and women's religious congregations as well as associates, co-members, and lay staff. Watch the video here.
Resolution from the LCWR Global Concerns Committee
Libby Comeaux, Loretto Co-member; Brenna Cussen Anglada, Catholics for Boarding School Accountability Read their resolution to action document on Native American Boarding Schools here.