An elder at an Indigenous church in central Edmonton says a visit from Pope Francis will mark a sacred time for the congregation.
The Pope will visit the newly-restored Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples in Edmonton’s inner city on July 25 during his historic visit to Canada.
Fernie Marty, an elder from the Papaschase First Nation who worships and serves at Sacred Heart, said he feels grateful for the pending visit and the healing it will provide.
Sometime during his Canadian trip, Francis is expected to deliver an apology for the harms suffered by Indigenous people at the hands of the
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