Canada adopted America's model. In both countries, genocide never stopped. It's hidden on reservations plagued by broken promises; extreme poverty and neglect; low life expectancy; epidemic disease levels; high levels of alcoholism, suicide, infant mortality, unemployment, and incarceration; stolen resources; and lost lives in the name of progress - genocide as jurist Raphael Lemkin defined it:
"the destruction of a nation or of an ethnic group" that corresponds to other terms like "tyrannicide, homicide, infanticide, etc." (It) does not necessarily mean the destruction of a nation, except when accomplished by mass killings....It is intended....to signify a coordinated plan (to destroy) the essential foundations of the life of national groups" with the intent to eradicate or substantially weaken or harm them. "Genocidal plans involve the disintegration....of political and social institutions, culture, language, national feelings, religion, economic existence, personal security, liberty, health, dignity, and" human lives.
In legal terms, the 1948 Genocide Convention used the same definition, binding principles today, but systematically violated by America, Canada and numerous other nations with impunity.
Milwaukee - Epicenter of Today's Crisis
On March 26, New York Times writers Laurie Goodstein and David Callender headlined, "For Years, Deaf Boys Tried to Tell of Priest's Abuse" saying:
About 200 boys at Milwaukee's St. John School for the Deaf "were deaf, but they were not silent" about decades of Father Lawrence C. Murphy's abuse. Then and later "They told other priests. They told three archbishops of Milwaukee. They told two police departments and the district attorney. They used sign language, written affidavits and graphic gestures to show what exactly (he) did to them. But their reports fell on the deaf ears of hearing people."
We now know then Cardinal Ratzinger got letters about him in 1996 from Milwaukee's Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland, saying the deaf community needed "a healing response from the Church." He did nothing, "then equivocated, and when Father Murphy died in 1998, he died a priest" instead of in prison where caught and convicted lay felons are sent.
Marquette University Professor of Moral Theology Daniel C. Maguire's March 28 consortiumnews.com article headlined "Why Pope Benedict Must Resign," saying: