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Sr Thomasina Gilfillan joined the ranks of Irish centenarians when she celebrated her 100th birthday on February 4 in the Marist Convent, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Sr Thomasina, formerly Anne Elizabeth Gilfillan, came from a family of nine. Four girls entered religious life – two to the Mercy Order and two to the Marists – and…

“You were made to feel so bad about having a baby out of wedlock. I've carried the guilt inside for 50 years, without telling anybody. When I met the Pope yesterday I finally felt liberated, I no longer had to feel guilty. I hope and I believe that Pope Francis will stand beside me in…