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Lead a selfless life with firm belief in God: Isaac Mar Philoxenos

Bishop of Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam diocese of Mar Thoma Church Joseph Mar Barnabas presided over the meeting.

published on : 13th February 2019

We won’t leave the convent: Kerala Nuns

Meanwhile, the nuns have pinned their hopes on the government in supporting them in their fight for justice.

published on : 11th February 2019

Protesting Kerala nuns accuse Bishop Mulakkal of interfering in Jalandhar diocese functioning

Bishop Mulakkal, a senior member of the Roman Catholic clergy in India, was arrested last year following allegations by a nun that he repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted her.

published on : 10th February 2019

Church withdraws transfer order of five Kerala nuns protesting against Bishop Franco

An e-mail in this regard was sent to five nuns, who are staying with the rape survivor nun, by current apostolic administrator of Jalandhar diocese Bishop Angelo, one of the nuns said.

published on : 9th February 2019

Ensure safety of nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop: NCW to Pinarayi Vijayan

The letter said that the two nuns, who approached the women's panel, alleged the transfer orders issued last year were to pressurise and threaten them as they were prominent witnesses in the case. 

published on : 6th February 2019

‘Catholic bishops, priests can be defrocked if found guilty of sexual abuse’

Now, Catholic bishops and priests can be defrocked if proved guilty of sexual abuse and assault of minors, as per the procedural norms laid by the Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI).

published on : 6th February 2019

Pope Francis admits of nuns undergoing sexual abuse by bishops and priests

The head of the Catholic Church stated that Pope Benedict XVI had taken action against a France-based order after some of its religious sisters had been reduced to "sexual slavery".

published on : 6th February 2019

Bishop sexual harassment case handed over to Central Crime Branch

An officer from Shivajinagar police station said that the statement of the victim was recorded in the hospital where she was undergoing treatment.

published on : 4th February 2019

Vilnius envoy in Kochi to pay homage to Lithuanian bishop buried in Varapuzha

Not many are aware of Kochi’s link with Lithuania, a small European nation on the shores of the Baltic Sea.

published on : 24th January 2019

Church writes to Sister Lucy again; asks why journalist stayed with her

This time, her “violation” of the rule of the cloister by allowing a journalist to stay with her, going out late in the evening and coming back late at night without permission are her newly-added ‘si

published on : 24th January 2019

Swami Agnivesh writes to Pope Francis against transfer of four Kerala nuns

Agnivesh said it was shocking that the diocese and its religious orders concerned have gone easy on the alleged rapist and was targeting those who stood and struggled for justice for the victim.

published on : 23rd January 2019

One more Kerala nun who protested against rape accused Bishop issued transfer orders

Bishop Mulakkal, a senior member of the Roman Catholic clergy in India, was arrested last year following allegations by the nun that he repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted her.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Under threat, nuns turn to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan for intervention

The nuns alleged Sr Anit, superior of the convent, is not providing the minimum requirements for sustenance, including facilities for treatment.

published on : 20th January 2019

Four Kerala nuns, survivor seek CM Vijayan's intervention to remain in convent, stop transfer

The letter to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was written after the nuns were directed to leave their convent in Kottayam in compliance with a transfer order issued by their congregation. 

published on : 19th January 2019

Kerala nuns, who strove against rape-accused Bishop Mullackal, refuse to return

This comes a good 10 months after they were first issued the transfer order in March 2018. 

published on : 17th January 2019
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