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Bishop Franco Mulakkal lodged in Pala sub-jail

Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal on Monday got the unwanted recognition of being the country’s first bishop to be jailed, for rape charges.

published on : 25th September 2018

KCBC asks faithful to be wary of those who try to destabilise Church

In a two-page statement, Fr Varghese Vallikkatt, deputy secretary general and spokesman for KCBC, said the Council prays that justice takes place in the matter.

published on : 25th September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal sent to 14 days judicial custody

The Pala court near Kottayam had on Saturday rejected Franco's bail plea and sent him to two days police custody which ended on Monday.

published on : 24th September 2018

Nun who took part in anti-Bishop Franco Mulakkal agitation faces wrath of Church

A nun who participated in the agitation demanding Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s arrest has been barred from church activities, including teaching the Bible and offering Holy Communion.

published on : 24th September 2018

Bishop Franco Mulakkal taken to convent for more evidence

From the Kottayam Police Club, the bishop was taken in a convoy of police vehicles to the guest room (No. 20), where as per the victim’s complaint, the rape took place.

published on : 24th September 2018

'Will continue protests till nuns’ freedom, safety are ensured’

Though Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal has been arrested in the case related to the alleged rape of a nun, the mission of the SOS Action Council, which had demanded his arrest, is not over.

published on : 24th September 2018

Nuns stand by Sister Lucy targeted by Church for supporting rape survivor

The Church is taking revenge on the nuns who have expressed their solidarity with the protest.

published on : 24th September 2018

Case against actor Joy Mathew for demonstration on SM Street

In April, District Collector U V Jose had issued an order banning all sorts of events and protests in the renovated SM Street.

published on : 24th September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal brought to convent where abuse took place

The trip to the convent is part of the police's evidence gathering. According to the victim's complains, Mulakkal raped her at the VIP rest room, where he has been staying.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Probe team to conduct potency test on Bishop Franco Mulakkal

The SIT on Saturday got the bishop in custody for two days after presenting him before Judicial First Class Magistrate Court in Pala.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal sent to police custody till September 24

He was Saturday discharged from the government hospital in the city where he was admitted following complaints of chest pain, officials sources said.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Endurance triumphs as Bishop Franco Mulakkal gets arrested

Since no political party was willing to back them, the protesting nuns had to rely solely on the civil society’s support to expose the injustice meted out to them.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal hospitalised after complaining of chest pain

Franco complained of chest pain when he was being taken to Kottayam Police club from the Crime Branch office in Thrippunithura in Ernakulam district Friday night, they said.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Franco Mulakkal becomes first bishop in India to be arrested for rape

It was after high drama and suspense that began around noon that top police officers finally confirmed the arrest of the bishop, around 8 pm.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Investigation team’s next move is to establish crime

Senior public prosecutor Suman Chakravarthy said on Friday the police acted only within the framework of law.

published on : 22nd September 2018
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