‘We embraced judgmental, moral certainty and perverse religious morality,’ says taoiseach
Ireland has ripped back the veil on a dark historical chapter which condemned tens of thousands of unmarried mothers and their babies to callousness and cruelty in state- and Catholic church-run institutions.A judicial commission of investigation on Tuesday published a long-awaited 2,865-page report into a network of “mother and baby homes” that inflicted abuse and shame – with the complicity of wider society – for much of the 20th century. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/12/ireland-report-appalling-abuse-mother-baby-homes
Author : Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent
Publish date : 2021-01-12 18:51:59
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