Nun broke girl’s arm after discovering she was being sexually abused by a priest

Theresa Tolmie-McGrane at the age of eight when she was abused

A nun broke a young girl’s arm as she reacted to discovering the child was being sexually abused by a priest, an inquiry has heard.

A witness told how she had hoped she would be protected when the nun walked in on the assault in 1970, when she was eight, but was instead called a ‘whore’, grabbed and thrown towards a wall.

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Theresa Tolmie-McGrane said she was then given a ‘real hiding’ by another nun and threatened with having… Read the full story

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