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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.
Jan 29, 2019
Delhi High Court dismisses plea asking for SIT or CBI investigations into sexual abuse in Catholic churchesThe Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Centre and Delhi government to order investigations by a special investigation team (SIT) or the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under the supervision of the court into incidents of sexual abuse of children and nuns allegedly by members of the Catholic clergy.
Nov 23, 2018
Franco Mulakkal features in Kerala church calendar: Open support for rape-accused shows bishop's influence remains intactThe Thrissur archdiocese maintained its support for rape accused Franco Mulakkal by featuring the bishop in the official calendar for 2019
Sep 24, 2018
Day after expelling Sister Lucy from duties, Kerala church withdraws disciplinary action for participating in nuns' protestThe Kerala church had claimed that Sister Lucy's "statements on social media and other platforms are not in line with her religious duties", and that “her behavior is affecting those who believe in the Church".
Sep 11, 2018
Kerala nun rape case is India's 'Spotlight' moment: Role of State more important than ever in this battle with ChurchThis is not a Church matter. The role of the state in a democratic, secular, republic, is to protect the rights of the individual, not of organisations or cabals of the powerful. And, this is where the State needs to act.
Aug 01, 2018
Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: NCW's call to ban confession arbitrary, efforts to reform religion should come from within communityThere is a world of difference between cases of women's religious subjugation like the practice genital mutilation, and NCW's demand to ban confession.
Jul 28, 2018
Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: NCW's recommendation to abolish confession in church stirs row in KeralaNational Commission for Women’s recommendation for abolition of the practice of confession in Christian church in the country has stirred a hornet’s nest in Kerala, where Christians constitute about 18 percent of the state’s 33.1-million population.
Jul 11, 2018
Another Malankara Church priest faces rape charge in Kerala: 39-year-old woman files police complaint four years after incidentBinu George, a priest of Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, was alleged to have raped the parishioner in Alappuzha district in Kerala four years ago. He is currently serving at a church under the diocese at Koypallikaranma.
Jun 27, 2018
Kerala 'sex for silence' case: Priests say complainant has been at loggerheads with Church for a while now; activists cry foulThe man, a member of Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church, one of the most ancient churches, filed the complaint before the Church authorities after his wife narrated her ordeal following discovery of a five-star hotel bill in her email box.
Jun 13, 2016
Kerala church refusal to inter Priyanka Chopra's grandmother raises thorny issuesThe incident of a church in Kerala denying burial to Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra’s grandmother has raised questions over the rights of the faithful, who have gone out of the state for jobs, to ‘rest in peace’ after death alongside their near and dear ones.