August 31, 2015


Analysis

Open the records, find the babies

A statue of the Virgin Mary adorns the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home, in Tuam County Galway Wednesday. The Catholic Church in Ireland is facing fresh accusations of child neglect after a researcher found records for 796 young children believed to be buried in a mass grave beside a former orphanage for the children of unwed mothers.

NIALL CARSON / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A statue of the Virgin Mary adorns the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home, in Tuam County Galway Wednesday. The Catholic Church in Ireland is facing fresh accusations of child neglect after a researcher found records for 796 young children believed to be buried in a mass grave beside a former orphanage for the children of unwed mothers.

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