Joseph Mar Thoma's official name was PT Joseph and he had served as Vicar of Ranni, Kozhikode, Kundara, Madras and Thiruvananthapuram parishes.
While it is no mean achievement for a Church from an obscure corner of the world to find itself a seat on the Palatine, let us look at the ground realities in Kerala.
Police have recovered the CCTV visuals of the priest walking around the church premises till 10.50 am on Sunday.
According to Harbour police station officers, Augustine Palayil, the vicar of Stella Mary's church at Willingdon Island, and six others including two women participated in the mass
The bishop also talked about sexual acts and later started describing various body parts of me and the bishop, the nun said in her statement.
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.
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.
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.
A nun had accused Mulakkal of raping her and having unnatural sex multiple times at a small town near Kottayam between 2014 and 2016.
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.
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.
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.
The police are treading a cautious path ensuring that they don’t rush into any arrests causing embarrassment to the CPM-led LDF Government.
The Roman Catholic Church plunged into unprecedented crisis after a nun filed a complaint alleging rape against Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar diocese.
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