Sherwood Park News Response

  • Response on Papal Apology Motion concerning Residential Schools

    Posted by · June 18, 2021 6:57 AM

    Imagine my surprise opening last week’s Sherwood Park News to see the headline “Genuis blocks papal apology”. No politician has wielded such power over papal pronouncements for at least several centuries.

    The truth behind this somewhat misleading headline is that last week I opposed an NDP motion regarding the Pope, the Catholic Church, and residential schools. I was not, contrary to the implication of the article, the only MP to take this position.

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