'I have not had any response from the powers that be,' retired Bishop Fred Henry said in an email to the Catholic Register. 'Why is the Catholic Church not asking the federal government for proof that even one residential school child is actually missing?'
Given the fact that not a majority of native children attended the schools, and that a very small percentage died over the decades – which is not to say that the deaths were not tragic in individual cases – it could not be said that a genocide took place, as no intentional mass murder occurred.
'Failed Liberal brainiac Gerry Butts thinks burning indigenous churches "may be understandable." Wonder when he'll find it politically expedient to shrug off the burning of mosques and synagogues,' Postmedia columnist Terry Glavin wrote in response to the recent comments.
'It’s sad what’s happening to @HarshaWalia. But let me be clear, I would help her burn it all down.,” tweeted Naomi Sayers. 'And that would light our way forward. And also, I would help defend anyone charged with arson if they actually did burn things.'