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Bishop's acquittal: Kerala court questions nun’s ‘conduct’, ignores change in law on rape

January 16, 2022 12:07 pm

🔴 Judge Gopakumar relies on three crucial contentions to hold that the complainant’s statement detailing 13 separate instances of alleged rape in a span of four years is inconsistent.

Police plan to appeal against Bishop Franco Mulakkal's acquittal in nun rape case

January 15, 2022 5:34 pm

Bishop visited various churches and met former MLA P C George, who had been backing Mulakkal since the issue came out.

Parable of the Brave: The lonely, exhausting protest of a Kerala nun against the patriarchy of the Church

August 30, 2021 8:40 am

The tussle with the hard-line rules of the Catholic Church intensified every time she attempted to redraw the boundaries of her rights as a nun

Kerala court cancels bail to rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal

July 13, 2020 6:34 pm

The Kottayam Additional District Court Monday cancelled the bail of rape-accused Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal after he failed to appear on numerous occasions before the court despite several warnings.

Rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal must face trial: Kerala High Court

July 07, 2020 4:55 pm

The prosecution had argued in court that there's ample evidence against the Bishop in the case and that the latter was simply trying to delay the proceedings. Both in the FIR as well as in the secret statement provided by the victim, there's clear evidence of the Bishop's acts, it said.

Kerala nun rape case: Victim moves women’s panel, cites online harassment by bishop

October 24, 2019 3:43 am

According to sources close to the nun, a YouTube channel is airing items aimed at tarnishing her image.

Kerala nun rape case: Franco Mulakkal accused of online harassment by victim

October 23, 2019 11:22 am

The nun said Mulakkal is using social media platform in order to defame her. She also alleged that the videos put up on social media platforms show some photographs of the rape victims.

Convent authorities locked me in, denied freedom to pray: ‘Sacked’ Kerala nun to police

August 20, 2019 7:14 am

Lucy Kalapura, a member of Franciscan Clarist Congregation, hit the headlines last year when she supported an agitation demanding the arrest of then Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was accused of rape by a nun.

Kerala nun who took on bishop sacked — for learning to drive

August 08, 2019 7:36 am

The decision to dismiss the 53-year-old was taken on May 11 by the FCC, which received approval from the powerful Congregation for the Oriental Churches on August 5 through the Vatican’s representative in Delhi. Kalapura was handed the order Wednesday.

Kerala nun rape case: SIT files chargesheet against Franco Mullakal

April 09, 2019 5:14 pm

Bishop Mulakkal, a senior member of the Roman Catholic clergy in India, was arrested last year following allegations by a nun that he repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted her at the Kuravilangad convent between 2014 and 2016.


Express Eye for Detail Ep 5: Political war over Vijay Mallya, Kerala nun rape case and rising fuel prices

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Why are the Congress and the BJP fighting over Vijay Mallya? Is the Kerala nun's rape case the biggest blot on the church in India? And what did a Bharat bandh this week really achieve? Arun George answers the big questions of the week.