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Blue Jays recall Pearson, option Francis

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 15, 2023 5:22 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Hard-throwing pitcher Nate Pearson was recalled by the Toronto Blue Jays from their triple-A affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y. The righty was active for Friday’s game against the visiting Boston …

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Pope Francis asks for ‘forgiveness in the name of the church’ for abuses at residential schools

Pope Francis said on Wednesday he felt the pain of survivors of Canada’s residential school system and he asked for “forgiveness in the name of the church” for the role many of its members played in abusing children and attempting to erase Indigenous cultures. The pope dedicated his talk at …

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Ottawa to fund travel for residential school survivors who want to see Pope Francis

The federal government is expected to soon announce funding for residential school survivors who want to attend the papal visit in-person or by holding their own community events, according to a senior government source. The Vatican confirmed on Thursday that Pope Francis will still travel to Canada from July 24 …

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