On Palm Sunday, palm leaves should not be distributed to anyone else except for those attending the ceremony.
The bishop urged priests to avoid visits to the families of parishioners and asked parishioners to pray at their home when the mass is held at the Church.
According to the public affairs commission, the Church’s stand has been misconstrued by vested interests.
The raids, by the I-T (Investigation) Unit, Kerala, were held at 21 locations across Ernakulam and Idukki districts.
AMT, Angamaly-Ekm diocese has alleged a house and six cents in Kakkanad was re-registered in the names of the Cardinal’s relatives.
The police team probing the controversial land deal involving the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese of the Syro-Malabar Church on Tuesday submitted an FIR.
The delay on the part of the police in registering a case against Alencherry and others has drawn flak from various corners.
Police have registered the FIR after a section of the Syro-Malabar Church faithful questioned the delay in filing it and threatened to move the Kerala High Court on the matter.
The laity, numbering nearly 200, marched towards the Bishop’s House raising slogans and prayers supporting the Cardinal.
The priests’ meeting, though, is alleged to have been a dramatic attempt to divert media attention.