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Mar 17, 2019
Sister Lucy, Kerala nun who protested against rape-accused bishop, gets notice from congregation for ‘violations’Sister Lucy Kalappura, one of the nuns who had participated in the protest in Kerala against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, received fresh show cause notice from Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) on 12 March.
Feb 28, 2019
As Vatican summit on sexual abuse yields few concrete measures, Kerala's survivors face anxious futureThe papal conclave ended with vague promises of concrete measures and special programmes. For the survivors in Kerala, this means nothing — except a continuation of their trauma and uncertainties.
Feb 21, 2019
Kerala rape case: Sister Lucy, who protested against accused bishop, says sexual abuse is rampant in ChurchReligious women, priests and laymen who supported a nun after she filed a police complaint of rape against Franco Mulakkal are being targeted in Kerala.
Feb 18, 2019
Vatican meet on sexual abuse: Summit to focus on child survivors, but leaving out women sufferers problematicThe approach of the Roman Catholic Church in India seems to be tokenism, making the right noises publicly, while attempting to silence and intimidate the faithful in private.
Feb 11, 2019
Kerala rape case: Despite Jalandhar diocese PRO's letter confirming ouster from convent, protesting nuns remain defiantFive nuns from Kuravilangad Convent fighting for justice for their fellow nun, who was allegedly raped by Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal, hoped the diocese would help them to bring out the truth in the case when they received a letter from the apostolic administrator
Jan 27, 2019
Save Our Sisters writes to Pinarayi Vijayan, urges Kerala CM to stall transfer order of nuns protesting against rape accused bishopOn 19 January, Sister Anupama along with three other nuns who had pledged support for the Kerala nun rape case, also penned down a letter to the chief minister seeking his intervention in the matter.
Jan 23, 2019
Sister Lucy Kalappura, Kerala nun who protested against rape accused bishop, gets second notice from congregationSister Kalappura, one of the five nuns in Kerala who protested against Franco Mulakkal, was asked to meet the superior general sister Ann Joseph in person in January.
Jan 22, 2019
Kerala nun rape case: Rebellion within Church is new, but women in convents have long suffered abuseNuns often find themselves in suffocating and tough situations within convents. Many have spoken up about the low salaries they are paid, and about how they cannot complain about the sexual harassment they have faced at the hands of seniors in the church, for fear of ostracism
Jan 18, 2019
Kerala rape case: Protesting nuns refuse to leave convent; claim transfer order designed to alienate survivor, drive her to suicideThe four nuns who protested against rape accused bishop Franco Mulakkal fear they are being forced to leave the St Francis Mission Home at Kuravilangad to alienate rape survivor so that she either withdraws the case or commits suicide
Jan 16, 2019
'Will continue to stand with rape survivor': Kerala nuns who spoke against Franco Mulakkal defiant after being told to leave conventSpeaking to the media, the nuns said the notice was issued to "weaken the case" against bishop Mulakkal.