Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Franco Mulakkal’

‘Don’t throw me out on streets’: Indian nun on her own in court

Thursday, July 15th, 2021
The News Minute

The ongoing dispute between expelled nun, Sr Lucy Kapalppura and her convent in Kerala, India, has moved to Kerala’s High Court. The “canonical violations” leading to Kapalppura’s dismissal included her joining in a protest against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal despite being told not to by her religious superior. Kapalppura has taken her case to the Read more

Petition filed against rape protest nun’s autobiography

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

A writ petition has been filed to stop the publication and distribution of an autobiography of a nun who was part of protests against rape-accused Indian bishop Franco Mulakkal. The petition to urgently stop Sister Lucy Kalappura’s autobiography from being published has been filed in the Kerala High Court. Licia Joseph of the SMI Convent Read more

I did whatever I could to make society better

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Sr. Lucy Kalappura

Franciscan Clarist Congregation, a 130-year-old indigenous congregation in India, a month ago dismissed Sr. Lucy Kalappura, a member, for violating the vows of poverty and obedience. It gave her 10 days to appeal to the Vatican against the order, which she did. Kalappura says she was being punished for using media outlets to obtain justice Read more

Vatican not rushing to act against nun-rape accused bishop

Monday, July 16th, 2018

The Vatican is not rushing to act against an Indian bishop whom a nun has accused of rape. The unidentified nun, who is a member of the Missionaries of Jesus, laid a complaint with the police at the end of June of being raped in May 2014. She says Bishop Franco Mulakkal also sexually abused Read more