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Expelled Kerala nun writes autobiography on ‘sexual abuse by bishops’

Sister Lucy was expelled by the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) in August this year for 'grave violations'.

03 Dec 2019 10:19 AM

Church should redeem flock, not chase miracles

Dr Sreenivasan remains tightlipped, but colleagues at Amala Hospital commend him as a highly “ethical person”.

26 Oct 2019 7:39 AM

Kerala nun rape case: Sister Anupama seeks justice from court

Franco Mulakkal has been summoned by a court in Kerala's Kottayam to appear before it Nov 11.

24 Oct 2019 1:27 PM

Kerala nun rape case: Complaint filed with women commission for mental harassment

The complainant has alleged that Mulakkalare using social media platforms in order to defame her.

23 Oct 2019 12:09 PM

Nun, who protested against Bishop, served notice for complaint against superior

Sister Lucy had complained to the police as well as the congregation that she was locked up in the convent's room by the senior nun.

24 Aug 2019 1:36 PM


Kerala nun approaches Rome against dismissal from congregation

Kalappura was dismissed from FCC on August 7 for violating its rules and asked to move out of the hostel within 10 days.

17 Aug 2019 6:45 PM

Nun rape case: Kerala Police charges Bishop

Mulakkal was former Bishop of Jalandhar diocese and a senior member of the Roman Catholic clergy in India.

10 Apr 2019 2:25 AM

Protesting nuns question delay in filing of chargesheet against Bishop Mulakkal

Five approached Kottayam SP to submit a petition seeking a speedy submission of the chargesheet against Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

17 Mar 2019 1:40 PM

Kerala rape case: Nun protested against Bishop Mulakkal receives threatening letter

Franciscan Clarist Congregation Superior General has issued this second canonical warning letter to Sister Lucy Kalapura.

16 Feb 2019 2:08 PM

Church revokes transfer order on four nuns, a day before their protest

The nuns announced the development at the protest venue in Kottayam as they demanded justice for the nun.

09 Feb 2019 5:37 PM


Kerala nun rape case: Four nuns, survivor seek CM's intervention on transfer issue

'Aim is to single me out and to harass and torture me. My life will be in danger if such a situation arises,' survivor said in her letter.

19 Jan 2019 2:40 PM

4 nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop transferred

The nuns, who have been staying with their colleague, who alleged rape by Mulakkal, said they won’t leave convent in Kuravialangad.

16 Jan 2019 6:49 PM

Kerala nun gets notice for buying car, protesting against rape-accused bishop

The congregation accused the nun of leading a life, which was against the 'principles of religious life' and rule of congregation.

09 Jan 2019 4:22 PM

Church warns Kerala priest who organised protests against rape accused Bishop

The letter was sent to the priest on November 11, three days before the protest outside the state secretariat.

22 Nov 2018 11:44 AM

Nun, who led protest against Bishop Mulakkal, heckled at witness priest’s funeral

Sister Anupama was asked by some people to leave cemetery where funeral of Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was going on.

25 Oct 2018 7:52 PM


Kerala nun rape: Priest who testified against Bishop Mulakkal found dead

Priest's relatives demand thorough probe into death and want postmortem be conducted at Alappuzha Medical College.

22 Oct 2018 5:09 PM

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of rape of Kerala nun, gets bail

HC has laid down conditions that Bishop Mulakkal should not enter Kerala and should surrender his passport before court.

15 Oct 2018 11:55 AM

Church sex abuse: It’s not just about religion, but also gender

In short, Sister Lucy had scored a goal. Bishop Mulakkal had lost. But the match is no longer religious. It is secular. Women 1, Men 0.

26 Sep 2018 1:56 AM

Church withdraws disciplinary actions against nun who protested for bishop's arrest

Sister Lucy, who joined a protest against rape-accused Bishop Mulakkal, had been barred from her duties and relieved from church activities.

24 Sep 2018 7:59 PM

'Explain my mistake': Kerala nun expelled from duties for protest against bishop

Church didn’t raise voice when Franco raped nun 13 times but was quick to take action against me while all were silent on rape, she said.

24 Sep 2018 4:49 PM