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Topic: Magdalene laundries

Irish government to compensate former Magdalene residents

Former residents of Church-run institutions will not have to prove hardship

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/06/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Magdalen Laundries: an important corrective

Despite the failings of the Magdalen system, unbalanced analysis failed to reflect the full story

The Magdalene laundries were used as reformatories where girls were sent without due process. But they were not brutal: anti-Catholics have lied about them

The laundries were tough places, undoubtedly. But there was no sexual abuse and no physical punishment

Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/02/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church