Patrick Murphy: Explanation for the Mother and Baby homes offers an uncomfortable legacy for the modern Church and state

The infants graveyard at Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea, Tipperary, which was mother and baby home operated by the Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary from 1930 to 1970. Niall Carson/PA Wire.
In a wonderfully Irish conclusion to a specifically Irish scandal, the report on the Mother and Baby Homes effectively decided that no one was responsible for it. It just sort of happened or, as Mich[...]

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