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(...)

The witness  said children were washed in cold water and Jeyes fluid, and that carbolic soap was also used. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

A man who was put into a Belfast care home when he was six has alleged at the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry that he suffered physical abuse f(...)

A nun told the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry in Banbridge, Co Down today that the Sisters of Nazareth were involved in sending about 111 children to Australia

The Sisters of Nazareth have accepted that there was a “grave injustice” done to some 130 children who were sent to Australia from care homes in North(...)

The witness told the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry that she was afraid of the nuns  at St Joseph’s home Termonbacca while she was working there as a trainee social worker. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A trainee social worker at a children’s home in Derry run by the Sisters of Nazareth has accused nuns of being regimented and controlling and of resis(...)

Former bishop of Derry Edward Daly   at the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry in Banbridge yesterday. Photograph: PA

The former bishop of Derry has strongly defended the Sisters of Nazareth for “doing the work that nobody else was doing” in providing shelter for chil(...)

A spokeswoman for the Sisters of Nazareth accepted today that some members of the order were  guilty of physical abuse.

The Sisters of Nazareth who ran two children’s homes in Derry, have again admitted and apologised for physical and sexual abuses suffered by residents(...)

St Joseph’s Home, Termonbacca, in Derry. The inquiry into historical institutional abuse at this and another Derry home began in January. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Three former residents at two Derry homes run by the Sisters of Nazareth have spoken positively at the North’s historical abuse inquiry about the care(...)

A former resident of Termonbacca boys’ home in Derry has given a positive account of his time there, praising the Sisters of Nazareth who ran the institution.

A former resident of Termonbacca boys’ home in Derry has given a positive account of his time there, praising the Sisters of Nazareth who ran the inst(...)

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