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The world's best Catholics?

Derek Scally: The best Catholics in the World. The Irish, the Church and the End of a Special Relationship

CANADA: With the discovery of children's graves in Canada, the Canadians are arguably challenging the Irish being seen as "the world's best Catholics". Children from First Nations were outright stolen, imprisoned in isolation, forced into a foreign culture, a foreign language, subjected to sexual abuse and general neglect.