Time for the Vatican to Apologise - repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery

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Katy Mahoney
Jun 13, 2021
Vatican needs to take responsibility for its actions

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Janine McGinness-Whyte
Jun 5, 2021
This fact, the Papal Bull of 1493, needs to be known more broadly.

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Maggie Wilkinson
May 16, 2021
The people who still follow the doctrine that lands were 'empty' lands containing flora and fauna....who ignored the inhabitants, a crime, always has been a crime

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Shirley Te Wiata
May 15, 2021
Greed, abuse and self importance does not sit well with me

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Jean Oswald
Jan 5, 2021
The Doctrine of Discovery should be called the Discovery of Domination! I feel ashamed of the Church I once loved. This information must be made known and a path of restitution must begin! And of course, change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day!!

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Sue Staropoli
Dec 18, 2020
It is time for Pope Francis to take leadership in denouncing this Doctrine and begin a process of healing and reconciliation for all the harm inflicted on so many native people.

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Koro Valdivia
Nov 11, 2020
I am from Long Island NY and would like to bring awareness. If theres any other Long Islander that would like to collaborate in some action lets talk.

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Anandi Breen
1 year ago
I need to

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Colleen Skerrett
2 years ago
Its shocking!

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Maree Conaglen
2 years ago
The Vatican needs to acknowledge their wrong doing in establishing the doctrine of discovery as the basis for colonisation.