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Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Gerard Pettipas of Grouard-McLennan in Alberta, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Chief Perry Bellegarde, Justice Murray Sinclair, and Gov. General David Johnston attend the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's closing ceremony in Ottawa, Ontario. CNS photo/Blair Gable, Reuters

The report said the Catholic-run schools put aboriginal Canadians through assimilation amounting to ‘cultural genocide’

Bishops and cardinals take part in last October's family synod (AP)

Organisers say initiative ‘is not a survey or poll of Catholic opinion’

The wreckage and debris from the runaway train in Lac-Megantic, Quebec (Photo: PA)

Pontiff sends apostolic blessing to all touched by tragic events in Canada

Officers of the Canadian bishops' conference meet the Pope last November (CNS)

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