Thursday October 1, 2020

The slow, tortuous unravelling of the Grace case

Six years and three reports later, we are no wiser about what happened to a vulnerable young woman and why the HSE may have failed to protect her

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In 1995, Colm O’Gorman made a complaint to the Garda Síochána in Wexford about having been raped by the priest Seán Fortune. That case would prove to be a tipping point in the belated awakening of the country to the abuse of children by Catholic clergy, and the systemic cover-up of that abuse by the Church. Fortune had long been protected by the system, but the system was starting to crack....

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