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Pope Francis asks forgiveness for church crimes against indigenous in Bolivia

Jul 10, 2015    

Bolivia:Pope Francis apologized on Thursday for the sins, offenses and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas, delivering a powerful mea culpa on the part of the church in the climactic highlight of his South American pilgrimage.History's first Latin American pope "humbly" begged forgiveness during an encounter in Bolivia with indigenous groups and other activists and in the presence of Bolivia's first-ever indigenous president, Evo Morales.Francis noted that Latin American church leaders in the past had ack...

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