I’m haunted and horrified by the fact that the Catholic Church has been left to get away with what can only be described as a Catholic Holocaust. It’s a disgrace that nobody will be held accountable for what has happened. Hundreds of innocent children were needlessly and heartlessly discarded, like nothing more than a Piece of dirt. This isn’t a book post, but it’s one I have to reblog. I am ashamed of my country. Absolutely sickened.
When I was in first year in secondary school in 1997, a girl in the year above me was pregnant. She was 14. The only people who I ever heard say anything negative about her were a group of older girls who wore their tiny feet “pro-life” pins on their uniforms with pride. They slagged her behind her back, and said she would be a bad mother. They positioned themselves as the morally superior ones who cared for the baby, but not the unmarried mother. They are the remnants of an Ireland, a quasi-clerical fascist state, that we’d like to believe is in the past, but still lingers on.
The news broke last week of a septic tank filled with the remains of 796 children and babies in Galway. The remains were accumulated from the years 1925 to 1961 and a common cause of death was malnutrition and preventable disease…
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