Tuesday 20 February 2018

Child deaths

• "Dysfunction, disconnection, elitism and narcissism" -- these were the words of the Taoiseach in the Dail last July when describing the culture of the Vatican. A wise man would have been more measured in his criticism, and more diplomatic in his language.

The infamous words now more accurately reflect the appalling chaos, cover-up and denial revealed in the Child Death Review Group's report.

Mr Kenny's unprecedented denunciation of Rome makes interesting reading now, in the light of this report.

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