Kerala priests begin indefinite fast seeking removal of Cardinal George Alencherry as Major Archbishop of Ernakulam Archdiocese
A section of Catholic priests who have been protesting reinstatement of Cardinal George Alencherry as Major Archbishop of the Ernakulam Archdiocese, on Thursday launched an indefinite fast at the Bishops House seeking his removal. Police have been deployed outside the Bishops House.
Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: NCW's recommendation to abolish confession in church stirs row in Kerala
National 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.
Kerala sex-for-silence case: One of the 4 Syrian Orthodox priests accused of sexually abusing woman surrenders in Kollam
Father Job Mathew, the second accused in the case, surrendered before the Kollam Crime Branch office in Kerala and is being questioned, police sources said.
Kerala 'sex for silence' case: HC declines anticipatory bail to rape-accused priests; investigation team to continue probe
In the bail plea, all three priests from Kerala alleged that the case has been filed with a hidden agenda to malign the image of the Church.
Kerala 'sex for silence' case: Crime Branch to take over probe into sexual abuse allegations against five priests
Five priests of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in Kerala have been accused of blackmailing and sexually abusing the woman. "A crime branch probe has been ordered into the allegations," police sources said.