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The Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary ran the Bessborough Home in Cork city for almost 80 years, during which times 923 infants died there. File photograph: Provision.

A religious congregation has said it did everything within its power to help the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes locate the gra(...)

 Sr Véronique Margron: ‘Any criminal organization would not have done worse.’ Photograph: iStock

A leading French nun has accused the Vatican and Catholic bishops of having sanctioned the spiritual and sexual abuse (including rape, prostitution an(...)

Sr Mary Deane  with Dr Mary McAleese beneath a portrait of Nano Nagle pictured at the official opening of Nano Nagle Place in Cork City on Monday, December 18th, 2017. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Ireland should be justifiably proud of founder of the Presentation Sisters, Nano Nagle whose pioneering work in setting up schools all over Ireland an(...)

The mushroom cloud over Hiroshima. Photograph: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Inset: Sr Julie Canny

Among those who witnessed the atomic bomb which dropped on Hiroshima 70 years ago today was an Irish nun Sr Julia Canny. Sr Julia, was originally fro(...)

Sr Conchita McDonnell and Sr Monica Devine. They have spent their lives educating the poorest of women. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Idealism, they say, dies with age. This was probably how that elderly former French prime minister Aristide Briand could say the person who wasn’t a s(...)