I had the pleasure of meeting David Quinn in Ireland a few years back

His take on Tuam seems just about right:

At some point, Christianity here became more about punishment than forgiveness – Independent.ie

Christianity on this side of the Pond, particularly when it comes to the poor, often seems very similar.

Prayer Request and a Work of Mercy
Good News from Korea and Some Reflections on Bums
The Importance of Possessions While Homeless
Altaration Looks Good!