Irish Commision Report And Catholic Orphanages 10:09 PM PDT, May 23, 2009 "The Pen and Palette is asking the question, "Who Wears the Face of God? the target seeking missile question woven throughout Kim Michele Richardson's inforgettable memoir, The Unbreakable Child. And the release of Ireland's commisioned report on edemic rape and abuse in Church-run schools and orphanages and last month's release of The Unbreakable Child, bookends this tragedy on the other side of the world. `
The Face of God: In Ireland? Memphis?
"On April 16th, 2009 I did a post called, “Who Wears the Face of God?” which was a book review of Kim Michele Richardson’s book, The Unbreakable Child. I was so struck by the importance of getting Kim’s story out there (she was one of many orphans abused by nuns and priests in a Catholic orphanage in Kentucky) that on May 1st, I also posted an interview with Kim. ...`
So when a friend called on Wednesday to ask if I’d seen the articles about the Irish Commission’s report after ten years of investigation into the abuse of more than 30,000 children in Irelandover a seventy-year span, I immediately looked up several sites, starting with The Guardian and then the Bloomberg Report. Finally the news made it to Memphis with a short piece in Thursday’s Commercial Appeal. `
Ritualized beatings and rapes that have been covered up by the clergy for decades. The report..." read more
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