PRESS RELEASE : Fr Leon Lajoie, SJ, and Kahnawà:ke
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.
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Jesuits hope to keep Truth and Reconciliation ball rolling
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On Eve of First Anniversary of Papal Encyclical, Jesuit Institutions Are Living Laudato Si’
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