Onlookers Stunned; Pope Francis Dons Indian Headdress After Apologizing to Indigenous People Group for the Catholic Church’s Role in Canada’s Residential School System for Indigenous Children

Onlookers Stunned; Pope Francis Dons Indian Headdress After Apologizing to Indigenous People Group for the Catholic Church’s Role in Canada’s Residential School System for Indigenous Children

It was a stunning image: Pope Francis briefly wearing a full Indigenous headdress, its rows of soft white feathers fastened in place by a colorful, beaded headband after he apologized for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s “disastrous” residential school system for Indigenous children.