Nazareth House orphanage sisters ‘beaten until they bled’

BBC News

Three sisters were beaten until they bled and called derogatory names on their first day at an orphanage, an inquiry has heard.

The claims were made by a woman in her 60s, who cannot be named, who lived at Nazareth House in Aberdeen from 1967.

She told the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry how nuns at the Catholic-run home put on a show of “niceness” when the sisters arrived.

But they became violent as soon as their social worker left the building

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