Kerala Nun Rape Case
05 Aug 2020
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea filed by former Bishop Franco Mulakkal seeking directions to discharge him in the nun rape case.
17 Aug 2019
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.
06 Feb 2019
Amid widespread allegations that the Vatican emboldened sexual predators by turning a blind eye to survivor stories, Pope Francis on Tuesday acknowledged that nuns were sexually abused by priests and bishops and that he was committed to solving this problem.
16 Jan 2019
Four out of five nuns, who spoke against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, have been asked to leave Kerala convent, claims The NewsMinute.
09 Jan 2019
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".
13 Dec 2018
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.
26 Oct 2018
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.
22 Oct 2018
In yet another twist to the Kerala nun rape case, a priest who had earlier publicly spoken against the accused, Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has been found dead.
03 Oct 2018
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.
24 Sep 2018
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.
23 Sep 2018
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.
20 Sep 2018
A special investigation team, probing the rape case of a nun by a Roman Catholic bishop, today resumed his interrogation.
18 Sep 2018
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".
13 Sep 2018
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.