Posts Tagged ‘National Commission for Women’’

Vatican’s refusal to reinstate nun causes uproar in India

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

A retired judge and India’s National Commission for Women are calling for the reversal of a Vatican decision confirming the expulsion of a nun from her order. Sister Lucy Kalappura, a member of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation in Kerala, has been an outspoken advocate for a nun who has accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar Read more

India wants to ban confessions to protect women

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Church leaders are resisting India’s National Commission for Women’s call to ban confessions. The women’s group says it has proposed the ban because information disclosed in confessions is being used to blackmail the women who confessed it. There should be a federal inquiry into into complaints of rape and sexual assault involving priests, the group Read more