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This comes a good 10 months after they were first issued the transfer order in March 2018.
Sr Anupama said the Church failed to give the nuns protection and added that they will not be going anywhere, leaving the victim behind.
Standing up for justice and truth has cost them dear as they have been sidelined by their own colleagues from the Christmas celebrations at the convent.
Rekha Sharma said the victim in the nun rape case was not able to avail of police security as the Church refused to entertain it.
It also made a demand to cancel the MLA post of P C George who made defamatory remarks against the nuns.
Kuriakose Kattuthara, a priest who had also testified against Mulakkal, had been found dead under mysterious circumstances in Dasuya near Jalandhar in northern Punjab three days ago.
Fr Kuriakose was born in Chennam Pallippuram panchayat. He studied at St Mary’s LP School, Srambikkal, and SMS Junior High School, Thycattussery.
Reports say the post-mortem of Fr Kuriakose Kattuthura, who had made a statement before the police against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, did not reveal any unnatural cause of death.
Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Monday in his room in the catholic church premises in Dasuya.
Jose Kattuthara told ‘Express’ that Fr Micheal Anikuzhikatil from Jalandhar telephoned the family at 11 am on Monday to inform the death of his brother.
Kerala nun rape case: Priest who was key witness against ex-bishop Franco Mulakkal found dead in Jalandhar
Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was found dead in a room at the St. Mary's Church complex in Dasuya town, around 180 km from Chandigarh. He was under the Jalandhar diocese which is headed by Mulakkal.
Upon reaching Jalandhar on Wednesday, Bishop Mulakkal was welcomed by his followers and even thanked them for their support.
The second phase of protest, demanding the security of the nuns who protested seeking the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal on charges of rape, was launched on Sunday at Children’s Park Auditorium.
The petitioner’s counsel argued her version of sexual abuse for the extended period of over two years lacked credibility.
Kuriakose made it clear faith should not be built on role models of some priests, bishops or sisters.