Pope Francis apologizes “for crimes committed against the native peoples”

In Bolivia, the nation with the highest percentage of indigenous people in the Americas, the nation with the only indigenous head of state in the Americas in 500 years, the nation that flies an indigenous flag (below), Pope Francis stepped up.  Al Jazeera reports: “Francis’ apology was met with wild applause. ”

Pope Francis seeks forgiveness for church’s crimes against ‘native people’evo1

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