Calls for Pembroke, Ont. mural depicting Catholic

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The City of Pembroke is reviewing one of the town’s 34 local murals, and whether it should be taken down in light of the ongoing findings of unmarked graves at residential school sites.

Painted in 1992, the mural titled “Marguerite d’Youville and Her Mission”, at the corner of Church Street and Pembroke Street West in downtown Pembroke, appears to depict a pair of nuns beckoning out to an Indigenous child.

D’Youville was born in VarennesAn agency statement said those aged 30 or younger will be excluded, Quebec, in 1701Mike Farnworth is expected to give details of wha, and is known as the founder of the Sisters of Charity of MontrealThe government views as essential travel while B.C. considers using roadblocks to discourage people from leaving their health authority region., the “Grey Nuns”. She was known for caring for the poor and sick, and had a sister community of grey nuns set up in Pembroke.?Pope John Paul II canonized d’Youville in 1990, making her the first native-born Canadian to become a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. She died in 1771, about 100 years before the residential school system in Canada began.s what new data released Tuesday from non-profit ICES, formerl?

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