"Mr. Cardinal, who has long fought for the rights of Indigenous Peoples, has simply had enough."
"I ask that you forgive the church and those of us who claim to follow the Way of Christ."
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Over the next few weeks decisions will be made about the Pusumas, a Roma family that has lived inside Toronto churches for about two years. Pronouncements will be heard that will conclude where they live and in fact, how the rest of their lives unfold. The Pusumas are hoping they will receive a fair hearing and that our government will act compassionately and justly with the knowledge that a very dangerous landscape faces them should they be forced to return to Europe.
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