Bishop Franco Mulakkal Of Jalandhar

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Father Anthony, close aide of rape accused Franco Mulakkal, claims misappropriation of money seized from his Jalandhar residence
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Father Anthony, close aide of rape accused Franco Mulakkal, claims misappropriation of money seized from his Jalandhar residence

On 29 March, Father Anthony was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The arrest reportedly comes after unaccounted cash was recovered from his residence in Partappura near Jalandhar.

Kerala Police questions priest Franco Mulakkal accused of raping nun; top official claims no restriction on his arrest
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Kerala Police questions priest Franco Mulakkal accused of raping nun; top official claims no restriction on his arrest

Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused of rape, had earlier on Tuesday got relief from the Kerala High Court which agreed to hear his anticipatory bail plea on 25 September.

Rape-accused Franco Mulakkal says Kerala nun's claims 'cooked up'; anticipatory bail plea hearing pushed to 25 September
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Rape-accused Franco Mulakkal says Kerala nun's claims 'cooked up'; anticipatory bail plea hearing pushed to 25 September

The senior Catholic priest Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused of raping a nun in Kerala, has approached the Kerala High Court to seek protection from arrest. Franco Mulakkal's move comes a day before he has to appear before the police for questioning.

Bishop Franco Mulakkal writes to Pope requesting 'time to fight' Kerala rape case, seeks to temporarily step down
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Bishop Franco Mulakkal writes to Pope requesting 'time to fight' Kerala rape case, seeks to temporarily step down

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused in the Kerala nun rape case, on Sunday wrote to the Pope asking to be allowed to step down from his responsibilities at the Diocese of Jalandhar until the case reaches a conclusion.

Influenced by 'rationalists', Kerala nun is angry as blackmailing Church didn't work, claims pro-Bishop Mulakkal group in 'internal' report
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Influenced by 'rationalists', Kerala nun is angry as blackmailing Church didn't work, claims pro-Bishop Mulakkal group in 'internal' report

The Missionaries of Jesus released a ‘Preliminary Inquiry report’ and a press release targetting the 44-year-old nun from Kerala who was allegedly raped by Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Roman Catholic Diocese.

Kerala nun accusing bishop of rape seeks Pope's intervention, alleges pleas to Vatican went unanswered
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Kerala nun accusing bishop of rape seeks Pope's intervention, alleges pleas to Vatican went unanswered

The nun who has accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of raping her has written to the Apostolic Nunco, the permanent diplomatic representative (head of diplomatic mission) of the Holy See , seeking the intervention of Pope Francis, according to documents exclusively with Firstpost.

Kerala nun rape case: Police summon accused bishop Franco Mulakkal on 19 Sep; Pinarayi Vijayan says govt with victim
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Kerala nun rape case: Police summon accused bishop Franco Mulakkal on 19 Sep; Pinarayi Vijayan says govt with victim

The Kerala Police sent a notice to controversial Bishop Franco Mulakkal of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, asking him to appear before them on 19 September.

Kerala nun rape case: Affidavit filed by investigating officer claims Bishop Franco Mulakkal committed sexual assault
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Kerala nun rape case: Affidavit filed by investigating officer claims Bishop Franco Mulakkal committed sexual assault

The affidavit was filed by the investigating officer in the Kerala High Court on 10 August.

PC George Handbook for Politicians Commenting on Sexual Assault: 7 easy steps to avoid humiliation, public abuse
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PC George Handbook for Politicians Commenting on Sexual Assault: 7 easy steps to avoid humiliation, public abuse

On 9 September, PC George organised a press-conference in Kottayam. At this press conference he tore into the nun's credibility. According to News18, he said, "She says she was abused 13 times. How is it possible that she didn't have any complaint 12 times and it only became rape the 13th time?"