Three bishops have apologised to the former residents of Mother and Baby Homes

The Bishop of Cork and Ross Fr Fintan Gavin is appealing to legislators to make it possible to share birth and baptism records legally with survivors and their families

The Bishop of Cork and Ross Fr Fintan Gavin says at the time the Church contributed to a culture of judgement and secrecy 

The Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary says the Church failed in its responsibility to love and cherish them and did not serve with compassion while the Bishop of Meath Tom Deenihan says the experience of those who resided in these institutions is a cause of shock and shame and he says he found the details of the high infant mortality very distressing.  

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