Meanwhile a Brazilian priest who works with native Indian groups sharply criticized the Pope for saying that the evangelization of Latin America had brought benefits to Indian culture. Father Paulo Suess told the Reuters news service that the Pope’s statement “was wrong and indefensible.” (CWN). (Bigger Whine)
Somebody should have told this Priest:
Missoula, Montana, USA — 6/21/1948-Missoula, MT: Father John J. Brown, first full-blooded Blackfoot Indian to become a priest of the Roman Catholic church, bestows blessings upon (l to r) Joe Woodcock, Chief Paul Charlo, and Pete Beaverhead in historic St. Ignatius Mission here. Brown, whose Indian name is Ksistaki-Poka, was ordained a short while before this picture was taken.