Kerala priests call off hunger strike launched on 18 July after Church authorities 'respond positively' to four out of five demands
A section of the priests of Archdiocese of Angamaly and Ernakulam have called off their hunger strike said Father Kuriakose Mundadan. The priests including Father Joseph Parekkattil had launched the protest demanding the removal of Cardinal George Alencherry from office. Alencherry is an accused in 14 criminal cases.
We should not allow Cardinal Alencherry's revised statement, which replaces a more narrow-minded one, go unchallenged.
With India and Italy sticking to their stand, the case relating to the killing of two Kerala fishermen will be taken up in court today. And Cardinal Mar George Alencherry retracts a controversial statement.
Agenzia Fides in Rome has reported that India’s newest Roman Catholic cardinal, George Alencherry, "has taken an interest in mediating and seeking a peaceful solution to the delicate situation".