The Times of London is reporting this morning that:
Hundreds of thousands of children passed through orphanages and care homes run by religious orders ... Horrific stories of rape and beatings carried out by sadistic nuns and brothers went unbelieved and ignored for decades until publication of the Ryan report last month unleashed a national wave of anger.
Victims, their families and advocates marched on the Dail (the Irish parliament). More stories here:
- Thousands march in Dublin for child abuse victims
- Tears and fury as institutional abuse survivors march on Dáil
- Dublin: thousands in silent march for abuse victims