Report Kerala priest denies protests against bishop undermine church. August 04, The letter surfaced as the protest by various Catholic reform organisations in Kochi seeking justice for the nun entered the fourth day on Tuesday. It was also a pointer to the public at large. The woman, who was known as Sr.

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But when she reached the convent in Aluva, she was denied entry.

Former nuns, priests air their woes – The Hindu

While the arrest was widely speculated on Thursday, the bishop was yet again allowed to leave at the end of the interrogation as Mr. Subhash, the investigating officer, said the probe so far had revealed that Franco Mulakkal had raped the nun on several occasions at the guest room of the St. Special Correspondent Kochi August 13, Bishop Muricken, who arrived at the jail by noon, completed all formalities before speaking to Franco Mulakkal.

During the interrogation he had disclosed aluga he knew and handed over the material in his possession to the police. The steps taken by the investigation officer showed that the team had adopted a proactive role in investigation.

Sister Jesme Image Source: The bishop has since been admitted to the Kottayam Government Medical College Hospital nnun account of alvua blood pressure.

Bishop Franco Mulakkal and Kerala nun rape case: the story till now

In another development, the unn made a formal complaint to wluva Kottayam district police chief against Mr. In Marchthe young nun was struck on the head with an axe before being flung down a well, allegedly by two priests and a nun, whose sex romp she had interrupted in the kitchen of the St Pius X Convent in Kottayam. The former priest who had challenged the Church speaks for many when he says: Related Topics social issue.


By The Catholic Church in Kerala is in the eye of a storm. Social activists, a majority of them women, jurists, lawyers, writers and artists had come out in support of their agitation. If any such thing was aluav, police should take immediate steps in accordance with the law.

According to her, the congregation authorities turned hostile towards her after she complained about an alleged attempt of sexual harassment by a priest in Bishop Franco Mulakkal and Kerala nun rape case: According to sources, it could be either in Kottayam district or outside. She says the commission has been looking into a,uva or 12 such cases. That the nn had, besides confessing about the incident, apprised some in the Church hierarchy about the sexual harassment she was subjected to was also brought to bear on the case.

Amen Nun: Kerala nun caught in sex clip dismissed

It is here that Sister Mary Patricia arrived in and where she will remain, she said, until her end. In response to a petition, the team had earlier told the Kerala HC that the probe so far revealed that Franco Mulakkal had raped the nun on several occasions at the guest room of the St. Nor could it be said the investigation team was lackadaisical. Jayarajan has said that the government is with the victim who has raised allegations of sexual exploitation against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Each monastery works independently, taking directions only from the Vatican.


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In another, the police had charged a case against those who had allegedly intervened on behalf of the bishop to settle the case by offering land and exclusive convent to the protesting nuns.

The special investigation team SIT led by K. If this was a nightmare for the nun, then the events leading up to her transfer to Italy, if her allegations are to be believed, are even more traumatising.

Contemplation in silence has its own challenges, but the Vatican has relaxed some rules. Besides, he wanted to get instructions from the police in the case. September 15, A central agency also needs to do a proper investigation into the increasing incidents of rape and witb assaults in churches of Kerala, NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said.

In remand report, the police had said the victim was subjected to rape 13 times by the accused between and The team had also sought legal opinion before taking him into custody. A street-play staged by students of UC College, Aluva, marked the formal end of the event. The police team probing the alleged sexual abuse of a nun by Bishop Jun Mulakkal of the Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar has been directed to collect more evidence in the case before proceeding any further.