Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar’

India’s Supreme Court rejects rape-accused bishop’s petition

Monday, August 10th, 2020

India’s Supreme Court has dismissed a petition from Bishop Franco Mulakkal that sought to clear him of charges of raping a Catholic nun. “There is no merit” in the case, said Chief Justice Sharad Aravind Bobde on Aug. 5 while dismissing the discharge plea of Bishop Mulakkal of Jalandhar Diocese. Senior Supreme Court lawyer and Read more

Nun who protested rape-accused bishop expelled

Monday, August 19th, 2019

A nun who was expelled from her Kerala congregation says she is being targeted for protesting and speaking to media about Church leaders’ neglect of a nun who was repeatedly raped by a bishop. Franciscan Clarist nun, Lucy Kalappura (54), says she joined a group of Missionaries of Jesus last September to protest Bishop Franco Read more