Bishop Franco Mulakkal tests COVID-19 positive hours after Kerala court issues arrest warrant against him
However, members of a group of clergy members and laity who fought to get Mulakkal arrested raised doubts on whether he actually tested positive.
Kerala nun rape case: Kottayam court cancels Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail, issues non-bailable warrant
The court cancelled Mulakkal's bail for failing to appear for trial in the case and posted the trial for further hearing on 13 August.
Court accepted prosecution's argument that there was prime facie evidence against the deposed Bishop and directed him to stand for trial.
Bishop Franco Mulakkal faces fresh allegations of sexual assault; nun says police paid no heed to 2018 complaint
Another nun from Kerala has accused the former bishop of the Jalandhar diocese Franco Mulakkal of sexual assault in 2018, but no action was taken on her complaint, reports said
The Kerala High Court had in October last year granted conditional bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting the nun
Kerala nun rape case: Congregation issues notice asking expelled Sister Lucy Kalappura to withdraw complaint against superior
Sister Lucy Kalappura was one of the five nuns who had staged a protest in September last year against rape accused prelate, Bishop Franco Mulakkal
Dismissed Kerala nun accuses Catholic priest of 'humiliating' her on social media after he releases video with 'vulgar' language
Kerala nun Sister Lucy Kalappura, who had voiced support for the rape survivor in the Franco Mulakkal case, alleged that a Catholic priest posted the CCTV visual of media persons visiting her in the convent in the social media platforms to 'humiliate' her
Kerala nun rape case: Sister Lucy Kalappura, who protested against accused Franco Mulakkal, files 'wrongful confinement' complaint
Sister Lucy Kalappura, who had publicly protested against rape- accused Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, had been expelled from Franciscan Clarist Congregation(FCC) on 7 August
Kerala nun rape: Activists term dismissal of Sister Lucy desperate attempt to save Franco Mulakkal, say it is meant as warning to witnesses
Kerala nun rape case: Reformists in the Syro-Malabar Church see the dismissal of Sister Lucy Kalappura from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) as part of a desperate attempt to save Franco Mulakkal, who is accused of repeatedly raping a nun between 2014 and 2016
Kerala nun rape case: Sister Lucy Kalappura, who protested against Franco Mulakkal, dismissed from Franciscan Clarist Congregation
Sister Lucy Kalappura, a nun who had participated in the protest against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has been dismissed from Franciscan Clarist Congregation. Franco Mulakkal was arrested on 21 September, 2018 on a nun's complaint that he had raped her at least 13 times between 2014 and 2016.
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.
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.
As Vatican summit on sexual abuse yields few concrete measures, Kerala's survivors face anxious future
The 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.
Kerala rape case: Sister Lucy, who protested against accused bishop, says sexual abuse is rampant in Church
Religious women, priests and laymen who supported a nun after she filed a police complaint of rape against Franco Mulakkal are being targeted in Kerala.
Kerala rape case: Nun supporters refute Ravi Pujari link, say only accused Franco Mulakkal's followers have money to hire gangster
Supporters of bishop Franco Mulakkal, including Kerala MLA PC George, are claiming that intervention of gangster Ravi Pujari in the Kerala nun rape case, is a vindication of their allegation that the rape charge is part of a conspiracy to destroy the bishop
NCW urges Pinarayi Vijayan to ensure safety of nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop Franco Mulakkal
The four nuns and the survivor nun had written to the Kerala chief minister, seeking his intervention to ensure that their transfer orders were not affected till the trial of the case was over.
Save Our Sisters writes to Pinarayi Vijayan, urges Kerala CM to stall transfer order of nuns protesting against rape accused bishop
On 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.
Sister Lucy Kalappura, Kerala nun who protested against rape accused bishop, gets second notice from congregation
Sister 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.
Kerala nun rape case: Rebellion within Church is new, but women in convents have long suffered abuse
Nuns 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
Kerala nun rape case: Ordered to vacate their convent, 4 nuns who supported survivor write to CM; say their transfer a bid to isolate them
Four nuns from Kerala's Missionaries of Jesus congregation, who had participated in a protest against rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan