Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Mar George Alencherry’

State government clears Indian cardinal on contested real estate deals

Monday, July 18th, 2022

A cardinal who leads Indian’s Syro-Malabar Church has been cleared by his state government of charges of wrongdoing related to real estate deals estimated to have resulted in losses of around $10 million. The financial controversy led to protests from some of his own clergy and laity, and his temporary loss of administrative authority by Read more

Catholic dioceses appeal bishop’s right to sell property

Thursday, March 31st, 2022
dioceses appeal Supreme Court

Two Catholic dioceses in the Indian state of Kerala have made an appeal to the Supreme Court (pictured) over the state’s High Court judgment that held Bishops have no authority over diocesan properties unless linked with spiritual matters. The Catholic Diocese of Thamarassery and Eparchy of Bathery filed the Special Leave Petitions challenging the remarks Read more