Archdiocese cancels Sunday lots after Winnipeg priest’s remarks about residential college survivors


The Aug. 1 masses at St. Emile Catholic Church in Winnipeg have been cancelled after police alerted the church to comments online, the Archdiocese of St. Boniface said Saturday.

Sunday services at the Winnipeg Catholic church where a priest questioned the motives of residential school survivors are being cancelled on the advice of Winnipeg police.

The Archdiocese of St. Boniface said Saturday that the three masses scheduled for Sunday at St. Emile Catholic Church have been cancelled on the recommendation of Winnipeg police.

Police alerted the church that they’d seen comments online and recommended cancelling services as a precaution, archdiocese communications co-ordinator Daniel Bahuaud said Saturday.

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