(Until the Pope is willing to officially revoke the “Doctrine of Discovery” which justified the – ongoing – conquest and pillage of the Americas, his apology is worthless! – Understand: “why the apology fell short”) – EDITORIAL – Pope’s apology was an imperfect but momentous gesture (?) — ArmchairMayor.ca — Barbara Crane Navarro

In order to understand why the Pope’s apology « fell short », please see: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/doctrine-of-discovery-how-the-centuries-old-catholic-decree-encouraged-colonization?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=social::src=twitter::cmp=editorial::add=tw20220722history-doctrineofdiscovery&linkId=174369199 An editorial by Mel Rothenburger. CRITICISM OF THE POPE’S APOLOGY began as soon as it was delivered yesterday. It “fell short,” as many said. I’m trying to understand why that’s the case. As a mostly Caucasian person, I don’t pretend to be […]

(Until the Pope is willing to officially revoke the “Doctrine of Discovery” which justified the – ongoing – conquest and pillage of the Americas, his apology is worthless! – Understand: “why the apology fell short”) – EDITORIAL – Pope’s apology was an imperfect but momentous gesture (?) — ArmchairMayor.ca — Barbara Crane Navarro

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