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Pope Francis: Forgive the Church for Our Role in the Rwandan Genocide

Pope Francis has been a history-making pope in that he often acknowledges sins and failings of the Catholic church. He continued that tradition after speaking with Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, and asking for forgiveness for the role the Catholic church played in the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. Pope Francis acknowledged that in some instances, even priests and nuns were so filled with hate that they participated in the mass killings that took place in across the country during those dark 100 days between April and June in 1994.
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