Innu women testify that Oblate missionary inappropriately touched them

Posted December 4, 2017 10:38 pm by Editor

Innu women testify that Oblate missionary inappropriately touched them

MONTREAL – Oblate Father Alexis Joveneau was said to have inappropriately touched women and girls in the Innu community in Quebec where he ministered from 1953 until his death in 1992.
The revelations came during five days of hearings that ended Dec. 1 by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls regarding events in the Cote-Nord region in eastern Quebec.Father Joveneau was a prominent religious leader among the Innu people and was held in high regard in the community.Women from the Innu Nation of the Lower North Shore told the hearing in the town of Maliotenam that

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