Wednesday 13 December 2017

David Quinn: Loving fathers play key role in children's lives

The Bishop of Elphin, Christopher Jones, did himself no favours when he described children from certain types of families as "born losers" in remarks to this paper the other day.

It was a most unfortunate turn of phrase.

But he was talking about children who grow up without love, and how, as a result of this deprivation, they are "denied a sense of self-esteem and self-worth".

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