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Fri Mar 3, 2017, 07:11 PM

 

Mass grave of babies and children found at Tuam care home in Ireland

A mass grave containing the remains of babies and children has been discovered at a former Catholic care home in Ireland where it has been alleged up to 800 died, government-appointed investigators said on Friday.

Excavations at the site of the former Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, County Galway, have uncovered an underground structure divided into 20 chambers containing “significant quantities of human remains”, the judge-led mother and baby homes commission said.

The commission said analysis of selected remains revealed ages of the deceased ranged from 35 weeks to three years old. It found that the dead had been mostly buried in the 1950s, when the facility was one of more than a dozen in Ireland offering shelter to orphans, unmarried mothers and their children. The Tuam home closed in 1961.

The home, run by the Bon Secours Sisters, a Catholic religious order of nuns, received unmarried pregnant women to give birth. The women were separated from their children, who remained elsewhere in the home, raised by nuns, until they could be adopted.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/03/mass-grave-of-babies-and-children-found-at-tuam-orphanage-in-ireland

Most died from neglect at the hands of nuns because they were born out of wedlock, pure evil cults.

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Fri Mar 3, 2017, 07:21 PM

1. If religion is a constant in every society,

are you implying that humanity itself is evil?

And who exactly is this "they" that you reference?

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Fri Mar 3, 2017, 07:28 PM

2. and to think there are people today

 

that will actually try to defend this horrific practice. .

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Fri Mar 3, 2017, 07:44 PM

3. They died of neglect because they were removed from "unfit" mothers

and sent to a large nursery. The mothers were expected to go back to working for their keep and repenting a sin no man has ever been guilty of.

It varied among institutions. Some allowed mothers in to nurse their babies until the day those babies disappeared into a closed adoption the mother had not agreed to. Others removed them completely.

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Sat Mar 4, 2017, 01:58 AM

4. such a lovely religion

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