Kerala Church

Order against expulsion of members of Kerala church for marrying outside shouldn't have been stayed: HC

The HC directed that the order be kept in abeyance for one month

published on : 9th September 2021

Kerala sets an example: Catholic church allows Hindu cremation for woman in their cemetery

With all available crematoriums under water, a Hindu woman in Alappuzha's Ramankary was cremated as per her faith in the premises of the local Catholic church.

published on : 17th August 2021

Bigger the better: Church in Kerala lures followers with sops for more children

Pala diocese offers Rs 1,500 monthly aid to couples with five or more kids, educational scholarships for fourth child onwards

published on : 26th July 2021

A country of many Gods: Mapping the land

Something unique about Kerala is the fact that standing anywhere in Kerala, you are never far away from a temple, mosque or a church.

published on : 15th June 2021

Church row: Kerala’s crusade

The long-standing feud between Jacobite and Orthodox Church factions is a hot topic for political debate that comes alive every poll season in the state.

published on : 18th March 2021

Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal trashes Kerala nun's rape allegations against him; says open for probe

Terming the allegations against him as "serious", the bishop said only three persons knew the truth.

published on : 11th September 2018

Kerala church rape case: Nun writes letter to Vatican against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, seeks justice

In the September 8 letter, she alleged that the Bishop and his associates were luring people to take a stand supportive of them by assuring them properties and other forms of wealth.

published on : 11th September 2018

Kerala Church sex scandal: Probe team to record Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal's statement this week

The team has already recorded the statements of around 70 persons and collected various documents and digital evidence so far.

published on : 7th August 2018

Petition in HC seeks speedy probe into rape charge against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal

A nun had accused Mulakkal of raping her and having unnatural sex multiple times at a small town near Kottayam between 2014 and 2016.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam​ asks PM Modi to reject NCW recommendations to ban confessions in churches

Alphons, a Christian, said interfering in religious beliefs is not the policy of the Modi government.

published on : 29th July 2018

Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal case: Leaked phone talk reveals Cardinal George Alencherry knew nun’s plight

Cardinal Alencherry had earlier maintained he was unaware of the rape complaint against the Bishop and the nun had only told him about some issues in her diocese.

published on : 20th July 2018

Priests, laity of Roman Catholic Church to seek removal of Bishop Franco Mulakkal from pastoral duties

A rape complaint was filed by a nun against Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Jalandhar diocese that has rocked the Syro-Malabar and Latin Catholic churches.

published on : 13th July 2018

Kerala church rape case: Police treading with caution in terms of arrests

The police are treading a cautious path ensuring that they don’t rush into any arrests causing embarrassment to the CPM-led LDF Government.

published on : 13th July 2018

Clergy sex abuse case: Christian communities caught between rock and hard place

The Roman Catholic Church plunged into unprecedented crisis after a nun filed a complaint alleging rape against Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar diocese.

published on : 13th July 2018

Political parties prefer to play it safe

Back-to-back allegations that include a land scam and a series of sexual exploitation involving priests of different Christian denominations in Kerala have undoubtedly caught the eye of all political

published on : 13th July 2018
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