Nazareth House in Belfast: In 1884 the Sisters of Nazareth opened the facility on the Ormeau Road  to care for girls placed into adoption.

Statement from Diocese of Down and Connor “It is always a matter of deep sadness when a baby or child dies. The sense of loss to a family and often a(...)

An examination of a sample year of burial records for  the Public Ground site at Milltown Cemetery (above) has established the graves include those of 63 children from Nazareth House and Nazareth Lodge who were aged between two weeks and almost two years when they died in 1942. File photograph: Google Street View

At least 43 babies died of severe malnutrition at two Sisters of Nazareth children’s homes in Belfast in a single year. An examination of a sample y(...)

A woman has told the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry that while in the care of the Sisters of Nazareth   as a child she was raped by two priests, sexually abused by two nuns and  forced to eat her own vomit.

The Sisters of Nazareth have denied claims by a 65-year-old woman that while under their care as a child she suffered serious abuse.The woman, now liv(...)

Nelson Mandela’s words were quoted on the opening day of the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry. “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Nelson Mandela’s words were quoted (...)