(Until the Pope is willing to officially revoke the “Doctrine of Discovery” which justified the – ongoing – conquest and pillage of the Americas, his apology is worthless! – Understand: “why the apology fell short”) – EDITORIAL – Pope’s apology was an imperfect but momentous gesture (?) — ArmchairMayor.ca

“These religious ideas became the foundational building blocks of white supremacy and Manifest Destiny that WE ARE DEALING WITH today..
The Age of Exploration is over…but the DISCOVERY DOCTRINE’s destructive legacy LIVES ON..

Barbara Crane Navarro

In order to understand why the Pope’s apology “fell short”, please see: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/doctrine-of-discovery-how-the-centuries-old-catholic-decree-encouraged-colonization?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=social::src=twitter::cmp=editorial::add=tw20220722history-doctrineofdiscovery&linkId=174369199

An editorial by Mel Rothenburger. CRITICISM OF THE POPE’S APOLOGY began as soon as it was delivered yesterday. It “fell short,” as many said. I’m trying to understand why that’s the case. As a mostly Caucasian person, I don’t pretend to be capable of comprehending the pain of those who have grown up with the[…]

EDITORIAL – Pope’s apology was an imperfect but momentous gesture — ArmchairMayor.ca

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