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Who's burning down Canada's Catholic churches, & why? (Full show)

Who's burning down Canada's Catholic churches, & why? (Full show)

Breaking News
New revelations concerning the extent of the mistreatment of Canada's indigenous people in the time of European colonization and settlement of North America have shaken the country's understanding of its history and provoked calls for a deeper reckoning of the atrocities that occurred. (00:15) Canadians feel ashamed and angry as numerous unmarked mass graves of native children appear on Canada's former frontier. As many as 6,000 Native children may have died of disease, abuse and neglect in the effort to assimilate them into Canada's mainstream culture. More than a dozen Canadian churches, most of them Catholic, have burnt to the ground in apparent acts of arson as demonstrations take a turn for the ugly. Native activists are now calling on protesters to refrain from further anti-Catholic ...