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PRESS RELEASE : Fr Leon Lajoie, SJ, and Kahnawà:ke

October 5, 2021.- In recent months, the Catholic Church in Canada has been reeling from the news regarding the discovery of undocumented Residential School grave sites in Western Canada. It is under these tragic circumstances that we were distressed to learn of reports of abuse by Fr. Léon Lajoie, S.J. while he served as a parish priest in Kahnawá:ke.   The Jesuits have conducted a thorough …

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On Reconciliation Between the Jesuits of Canada and Indigenous Peoples – Frequently Asked Questions

1) How many residential schools were under the jurisdiction of the Jesuits? The Jesuits operated a school in Spanish, Ontario, whose identity and mission evolved over the years. We operated one school in Spanish, Ontario, whose identity and mission evolved over the years. The school and its evolution have been documented in Basil Johnston’s book …

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