Canada - Wet'suwet'en - Coastal GasLink conflict: Jesuits of Canada call for peaceful resolution and respect of Indigenous rights

The Jesuits of Canada, a religious order in the Catholic Church, has urged the Government of Canada to work “assiduously toward a peaceful resolution of the conflict now underway in the traditional territory of the Wet’suwet’en People”.Their call joins that of numerous other groups such as the Canadian Religious Conference, the Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada, 71 church leaders in the Anglican Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada, as well as Kairos, a joint venture ecumenical program administered by the United Church of Canada. They all urge the use of non-violent means and the respect of the rights of Indigenous Peoples in the resolution of this impasse. Read more…