Franco Mulakkal

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Mulakkal kissed me: Another nun levels allegations against rape-accused Bishop

22 Feb 2020

Mulakkal kissed me: Another nun levels allegations against rape-accused Bishop

Franco Mulakkal, the disgraced Bishop of Jalandhar diocese who is accused of raping a nun, has been accused of sexual harassment by another nun.

Kerala: Nun, expelled for 'buying car', approaches Rome for justice

17 Aug 2019

Kerala: Nun, expelled for 'buying car', approaches Rome for justice

Last year, a horrifying rape incident came to light. In Kerala, a celebrated Bishop, named Franco Mulakkal, was accused of raping a nun, but the church didn't take proper steps.

Nuns, who protested against rape-accused Bishop, asked to leave Kerala-convent

16 Jan 2019

Nuns, who protested against rape-accused Bishop, asked to leave Kerala-convent

Four out of five nuns, who spoke against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, have been asked to leave Kerala convent, claims The NewsMinute.

Kerala nun, who demanded rape-accused bishop Mulakkal's arrest, served notice

09 Jan 2019

Kerala nun, who demanded rape-accused bishop Mulakkal's arrest, served notice

A nun, who published poems, bought a car and took part in a protest against former bishop of Jalandhar diocese Bishop Franco Mulakkal in connection with a rape case, has been issued notice by her congregation based in Aluva, Kerala, for leading a life "against principles of religious life".

#KeralaNunRape: Church calls for media boycott, alleges anti-Church conspiracy

13 Dec 2018

#KeralaNunRape: Church calls for media boycott, alleges anti-Church conspiracy

With the Kerala nun rape case having received significant coverage in the media, Catholicsabha, the mouthpiece of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Kerala, has hit out at the media.

#KeralaNunRape: Father Kuriakose, prime-witness, died of natural causes, finds autopsy

26 Oct 2018

#KeralaNunRape: Father Kuriakose, prime-witness, died of natural causes, finds autopsy

A preliminary autopsy report into the death of Father Kuriakose Kattuthara has suggested he died of natural causes, and there were no internal or external injuries on him, HT reports.

Rose-petals, cheers, and posters welcome rape-accused Franco Mulakkal in Jalandhar

18 Oct 2018

Rose-petals, cheers, and posters welcome rape-accused Franco Mulakkal in Jalandhar

That Franco Mulakkal is accused of raping a nun, repeatedly, had little effect on his followers, who gave a hero's welcome to him in Jalandhar on Wednesday.

Kerala nun case: Rape accused Franco Mulakkal granted bail

15 Oct 2018

Kerala nun case: Rape accused Franco Mulakkal granted bail

Former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was accused of raping a nun, has been granted bail by the Kerala High Court on Monday.

#NunRapeCase: Kerala HC rejects Bishop Mulakkal's bail plea

03 Oct 2018

#NunRapeCase: Kerala HC rejects Bishop Mulakkal's bail plea

The Kerala High Court today dismissed the bail plea of Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting a nun.

Kerala: Rape-accused Franco Mulakkal's judicial-custody extended till October 6

24 Sep 2018

Kerala: Rape-accused Franco Mulakkal's judicial-custody extended till October 6

Former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, the prime accused in Kerala nun rape case, has been sent to judicial custody till October 6, News18 reported. He will be lodged at Pala sub-jail.

#BishopMulakkalCase: Protesting nun asked not to participate in church-related activities

23 Sep 2018

#BishopMulakkalCase: Protesting nun asked not to participate in church-related activities

A nun belonging to the Syro Malabar Catholic church alleged she was asked to keep away from holding catechism classes, conducting prayers, and other church-related duties after she participated in a protest by nuns in Kochi demanding the arrest of rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Kerala: Judicial custody for rape accused Bishop Mulakkal; bail denied

22 Sep 2018

Kerala: Judicial custody for rape accused Bishop Mulakkal; bail denied

The prime accused in the rape case of Kerala nun, former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has been sent to judicial custody after his bail plea was rejected.

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping nun, arrested: Reports

21 Sep 2018

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping nun, arrested: Reports

In a major development in the Kerala nun rape case, the prime accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal was arrested on Friday. He was accused of raping the nun multiple times over a period of two years.

Kerala nun rape: Bishop Mulakkal's interrogation continues for second day

20 Sep 2018

Kerala nun rape: Bishop Mulakkal's interrogation continues for second day

A special investigation team, probing the rape case of a nun by a Roman Catholic bishop, today resumed his interrogation.

Rape-accused Jalandhar bishop moves anticipatory bail plea in Kerala HC

18 Sep 2018

Rape-accused Jalandhar bishop moves anticipatory bail plea in Kerala HC

Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, today filed an anticipatory bail application in the Kerala High Court, claiming that the allegations against him were a "cooked up" story to "wreak vengeance".

Kerala nun case: Rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal steps down

15 Sep 2018

Kerala nun case: Rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal steps down

In a recent turn of events, Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun multiple times, has stepped down as Bishop of the Jalandhar Diocese.

Kerala nun rape case: Hearing on September 24

13 Sep 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Hearing on September 24

In the latest development in the alleged rape case of a nun by the bishop, its hearing has been posted to September 24, ANI reports.

Kerala Nun rape case: Police summons accused Bishop Mulakkal

12 Sep 2018

Kerala Nun rape case: Police summons accused Bishop Mulakkal

In the latest development in the alleged rape case of a nun by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, the Kerala police have summoned him and asked him to appear on September 19.

Kerala: Catholic organizations protest against delay in nun rape case

08 Sep 2018

Kerala: Catholic organizations protest against delay in nun rape case

Members of catholic organizations protested in Kochi today against the delay in the arrest of Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was accused of rape by a nun.

Kerala clergy shamed again: Priest booked over rape-allegation in Alappuzha

10 Jul 2018

Kerala clergy shamed again: Priest booked over rape-allegation in Alappuzha

A case of alleged rape has been filed against yet another priest of a church in Kerala, where a string of clergymen is facing accusations of sexual misconduct, police said.