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Church apology over ‘forced adoptions’ in Australia

July 27, 2011

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The Irish Times – Tuesday, July 26, 2011PÁDRAIG COLLINS in Sydney THE AUSTRALIAN Catholic Church issued an apology yesterday over what have been called “forced adoptions”. It is thought more than 150,000 women had babies taken against their will in Australia between the 1950s and 1970s by churches and adoption agencies. Psychiatrist Geoff Rickarby, who […]

Church apology over ‘forced adoptions’ in Australia

July 27, 2011

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The Irish Times – Tuesday, July 26, 2011PÁDRAIG COLLINS in Sydney THE AUSTRALIAN Catholic Church issued an apology yesterday over what have been called “forced adoptions”. It is thought more than 150,000 women had babies taken against their will in Australia between the 1950s and 1970s by churches and adoption agencies. Psychiatrist Geoff Rickarby, who […]