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    Magdalene Orders.

    (The four religious orders than ran the Magdalene Laundries are the Good Shepherd Sisters, the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity, the Religious Sisters of Charity and the Sisters of Mercy.)

    These are the orders all now refusing to contribute anything to the Magdalene Laundry survivors’ compensation fund set up by the Government.

    Despite claiming to have no money to pay compensation, the Religious Sisters of Charity paid for the 2009 research report Globalisation, Sex Trafficking and Prostitution: The Experiences of Migrant Women in Ireland produced by the Immigrant Council of Ireland and TORL’s main evidence frequently described as “independent research” but clearly not. The Immigrant Council of Ireland was in fact founded by Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy of the Religious Sisters of Charity.

    It has recently come to light that Atlantic Philanthropies have funded the Immigrant Council of Ireland to the tune of 5.9 million US dollars. In fact numerous members of TORL are funded by Atlantic Philanthropies. TORL organisations have received a whopping 40.7 million US dollars from Atlantic Philanthropies in total.

    Ruhama was founded by the Good Shepherd Sisters and Our Lady of Charity Sisters. These religious orders also remain the trustees of Ruhama today.

    At least 18 different Magdalene order nuns are known to have worked at Ruhama over the years
    3 of the current directors of Ruhama are Magdalene order nuns:

    Sr. Bernadette McNally who is Provincial (boss) of the Good Shepherd Sisters.

    Sr. Sheila Murphy who is boss of Sisters of Our Lady of Charity.

    Sr. Frances Robinson (Sisters of Our Lady of Charity).

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    Dr.Michael Woods of the Haughey ,Ahern, Brown Cowan party gave the religious orders a major let- off on paying compensation a number of years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nonpareil View Post
    Dr.Michael Woods of the Haughey ,Ahern, Brown Cowan party gave the religious orders a major let- off on paying compensation a number of years ago.
    Thanks nonpareil I forgot to mention that. And now our tax money is being handed over to Magdalene orders/Ruhama, the mind boggles!

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    Quote Originally Posted by irishdeltaforce View Post
    Magdalene Orders.

    (The four religious orders than ran the Magdalene Laundries are the Good Shepherd Sisters, the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity, the Religious Sisters of Charity and the Sisters of Mercy.)

    These are the orders all now refusing to contribute anything to the Magdalene Laundry survivors’ compensation fund set up by the Government.

    Despite claiming to have no money to pay compensation, the Religious Sisters of Charity paid for the 2009 research report Globalisation, Sex Trafficking and Prostitution: The Experiences of Migrant Women in Ireland produced by the Immigrant Council of Ireland and TORL’s main evidence frequently described as “independent research” but clearly not. The Immigrant Council of Ireland was in fact founded by Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy of the Religious Sisters of Charity.

    It has recently come to light that Atlantic Philanthropies have funded the Immigrant Council of Ireland to the tune of 5.9 million US dollars. In fact numerous members of TORL are funded by Atlantic Philanthropies. TORL organisations have received a whopping 40.7 million US dollars from Atlantic Philanthropies in total.

    Ruhama was founded by the Good Shepherd Sisters and Our Lady of Charity Sisters. These religious orders also remain the trustees of Ruhama today.

    At least 18 different Magdalene order nuns are known to have worked at Ruhama over the years
    3 of the current directors of Ruhama are Magdalene order nuns:

    Sr. Bernadette McNally who is Provincial (boss) of the Good Shepherd Sisters.

    Sr. Sheila Murphy who is boss of Sisters of Our Lady of Charity.

    Sr. Frances Robinson (Sisters of Our Lady of Charity).
    For me it's very frustrating to hear that these crazy nuns are still pulling the moral strings of Irish life. It must be driving the escorts absolutely mad. I hope some consensus can be reached politically to stop this anti sex worker legislation and TORL campaign in it's tracks. What can be done, set up a political party that represents sex workers rights?

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    I was unaware that the American dollar was involved. Considering the tactics the US used in Cambodia, that should be cause for alarm.

    https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyond...icking-in-camb

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiberjabber View Post
    I was unaware that the American dollar was involved. Considering the tactics the US used in Cambodia, that should be cause for alarm.

    https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyond...icking-in-camb
    Feeney' s Atlantic Philanthropies is a private charitable foundation now being wound down. It has donated money to just about every Irish university, North and south , to the tune of maybe $900 million usually demanding equal local money be put up to match it.
    So has done a lot of good here. (Think it has also given c. $800 million to Feeney' s US Alma Mater, Cornell)
    It is not unexpected that a little of the money may have gone to slightly misguided causes.
    Most of Torl/Ruhama are probably sincere people.
    Whether they are right is another kettle of fish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiberjabber View Post
    I was unaware that the American dollar was involved. Considering the tactics the US used in Cambodia, that should be cause for alarm.

    https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyond...icking-in-camb
    A conveyor belt from brothel to sweatshop.Fascinating article and very disturbing.

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