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Oct 26, 2018
Pope Francis stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become Catholic priestsThe number of priests and nuns dropped sharply in 2016 in Europe — and the Americas to a lesser extent.
Sep 22, 2018
Bishop Franco Mulakkal sent to police custody till 24 September; magistrate's court rejects bail pleaBishop Franco Mulakkal has been sent to police custody till 24 September and his bail application has also been dismissed by the magistrate court.
Sep 15, 2018
Kerala nun rape case: 'Will not rest' till bishop Franco Mulakkal is questioned and arrested, say protesting nunsA group of protesting nuns from Kerala on Saturday said that they "will rest" only after a bishop accused of sexually abusing a senior nun is questioned and arrested.
Sep 11, 2018
Kerala nun writes to Vatican seeking immediate intervention into rape case against Bishop Franco MulakkalIn the eleven-page letter, the nun alleged that Franco Mulakkal, who allegedly raped her multiple times between 2014 and 2016, is using money power to scuttle the complaint against him.
May 01, 2018
Ladakh's nunsThe number of Ladakh's nuns had dwindled to 300 in the mid-1990s as they grappled with adverse factors. Thanks to the intervention of Dr Tsering Palmo, the founder of the Ladakh Nuns Association, the community is now 1200-strong.
Jun 14, 2017
Kerala HC ruling on clergy's right to ancestral property assuages mounting miseriesKerala HC's verdict will go a long way in assuaging mounting miseries of the state's clergy.
Apr 12, 2017
Nuns in Kerala seek pension, claim the Church leaves them high and dry in old ageMany tales of harassment and sexual exploitation of nuns in monasteries have come to light recently but very little was known to the outside world about the true living condition of the nuns, especially the aged ones.
Sep 25, 2015
Pope Francis in New York: Addresses Congress on immigration, death penalty; tells nuns 'I love you'Pope Francis delivered the first papal speech before Congress and thanked American nuns in an evening prayer service in St. Patrick's Cathedral.
May 17, 2015
Pope Francis canonizes two Palestinian nunsPope Francis named two Palestinian women as saints on Sunday, in a ceremony in Saint Peter's Square just days after the Vatican formalized its de facto recognition of the State of Palestine.
Apr 23, 2015
Number of British women becoming nuns hits 25-year highThe number of women becoming nuns in Britain reached a 25-year high last year, according to figures released by the Catholic Church on Thursday.