Cardinal Pell said that prison was “difficult and unpleasant”, but not the worst possible form of suffering. It reinforced the truth of the Christian view of redemptive suffering.
“We were welcomed by families whose focus is now day-to-day survival and whose aspirations have been reduced to bare essentials such as electricity and clean water.”
86-year-old Presentation Sister pens first novel retelling the story of the remarkable Irishwoman whose legacy is still making itself felt in 23 countries around the world.
"Shocking to learn that people in prison spend so much time locked in their cell" - Joanne O’Riordan at the launch of 'Developing Inside: Transforming Prison for Young Adults'.
“It is unfortunate that the new prison in Cork will institutionalise cell-sharing as a feature of prison accommodation" as it is at variance with international best practice.
Fr Pat Murphy, a member St Patrick's Missionary Society in Kilteegan, is to be honoured for his ministry with inmates at Kirikiri maximum security prison in Lagos.