Posts Tagged ‘Rape allegation’

India’s Supreme Court rejects rape-accused bishop’s petition Comments 0

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

Vatican not rushing to act against nun-rape accused bishop Comments 0

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