As the Pope faces criticism for declining a formal apology for residential school abuses, a Catholic bishop in B.C. is on a local mission of reconciliation.
Bishop Gary Gordon of the Diocese of Victoria piloted his small boat to the remote community of Kyuquot.on Vancouver Island’s west coast for the Easter weekend, to finalize the return of a small island to the Ka:’yu:’k’h’/Che:k’tles7et’h’ First Nation.
“It’s kind of Independence Day for the people here,” Gordon told On the Island host Gregor Craigie, referring to the anniversary of the Maa-Nulth treaty.
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