Covering Pope Francis’s visit to Canada from the papal plane: Reporter’s notebook – CBC

Covering Pope Francis’s visit to Canada from the papal plane: Reporter’s notebook – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202293 Views

Ka’nhehsí:io Deer was one of just 2 Indigenous reporters on board Pope’s flights

Aug 02, 2022

On a Thursday afternoon at the end of July, I found myself broiling from the body heat of thousands of travellers being corralled through airport security.

I was on my way to Rome, assigned to cover Pope Francis’s six-day trip to Canada.

Little did I know that the long lines, waiting, and uncomfortable heat experienced at the airport would foreshadow much of my week covering his “pilgrimage of penance,” rather than interviewing residential school survivors about the historic moments that occurred.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/pope-visit-canada-plane-reporter-notebook-1.6538083

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