Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Kerala High Court declines to ban dismissed nun Lucy's autobiography

Sister Lucy has been speaking out against the church authorities and in her book, she speaks about the sexual abuse and harassment that nuns silently undergo.

published on : 4th December 2019

Nun approaches Kerala HC seeking to stop publication of Sr Lucy's autobiography

Sister Licia Joseph, the petitioner, said she has read the contents of the book, which she felt are highly defamatory to the clergy, nuns and the religious.

published on : 4th December 2019

'Sexual abuse of nuns, homosexuality, consensual sex...':  Sister Lucy's memoir exposes the Church

Sr Lucy’s book ‘Karthaavinte Naamathil’ talks about sexual abuse, illicit relationships and harassment in Church

published on : 1st December 2019

Kerala court posts hearing on rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal to January 6

Though it was earlier decided to commence the trial on November 11, it was postponed following a court holiday. 

published on : 30th November 2019

Kerala nun sexual abuse: Fight for victim gets National Geographic recognition

Sisters Alphy, Nina Rose, Ancitta, Anupama and Josephine of Kuravilangad convent, Kottayam, have been featured in the magazine for their fight against injustice.

published on : 13th November 2019

In letter to Vatican, expelled Kerala nun Sr Lucy seeks to present case before Pope

Earlier, Sister Lucy Kalappura was allowed to present a new recourse to the Supreme Tribunal of the Segnatura Apostolica in Vatican.

published on : 28th October 2019

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal summoned by court on November 11

Meanwhile, another nun has lodged a complaint with the Kerala Women's Commission alleging mental harassment in the rape case.

published on : 23rd October 2019

I deserve justice and I do not expect it from the Church: Sr Lucy Kalapura

Alone and isolated, Sr Lucy Kalapura, whose expulsion from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) was ratified by the Vatican, on Friday said she would appeal against her dismissal from the congreg

published on : 18th October 2019

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: 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

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop’s arrest looms large as police seek clarification

The decision was taken during a one-hour meeting of Kochi Range IG Vijay Sakhre with the Director General of Prosecution’s office here.

published on : 21st September 2018
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