Controversy over proposal to dig up remains of Mayfield School founder

The proposal to dig up the remains of the founder of Mayfield School, Mother Cornelia Connelly, is attracting strong criticism from many people, particularly former pupils who call themselves Old Cornelians in her memory.

This article from The Tablet, the International Catholic News Weekly covers the story and highlights some of the strong views being expressed.

https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/13870/fury-over-us-plan-to-exhume-nun-buried-in-england

UPDATE 24/02/2021: here is a link to a second article which includes a defence, by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, of the plan to remove some of the remains:

https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/13874/society-defends-plans-to-exhume-mother-cornelia

 

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