Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicKerala nun

Topic: Kerala nun

Father, son and the Kerala court — Bishop Franco is free, nuns now in a silent ‘fortress’

Kerala’s church community has split into a for-and-against divide.

2 arrested in Jhansi for breach of peace, misbehaviour in Kerala nuns harassment case

Two nuns were taken off a train and detained in Jhansi on 19 March after Bajrang Dal activists complained that two women were allegedly being taken forcibly for religious conversion.

‘Instead of warning, they silenced her’ — Kerala nun Abhaya’s brother recalls 28-year fight

Sister Abhaya, 21, was found dead in a well on 27 March 1992. Kerala Police had initially ruled her death a suicide but an investigation by CBI established it was a homicide.

How the case of Kerala Catholic nun Sister Abhaya turned from suicide to murder in 28 yrs

Body of Sister Abhaya was found in a well in Kottayam in March 1992. After several changes in investigating teams and many years later, CBI court Tuesday convicted 2 of murder.

‘Devil incarnate’, influential priest, Bishop Mulakkal goes on trial today for rape

At St Francis Mission Home in Kottayam, the survivor lives as a recluse, always in prayer. Sisters say we live in fear, don’t want the bishop to walk scot free.

Vatican dismisses plea by nun who protested against rape-accused Bishop

Sister Lucy Kalappura was expelled by the Franciscan Clarist Congregation in August after she took part in a protest seeking the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of rape.

Sister Mariam Thresia, the Kerala nun declared a saint, led an austere life from early age

Sister Thresia was born on 26 April 1876 in Puthenchira, a small village in Thrissur. She founded the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family in 1914.

Kerala nun, expelled for protesting against rape-accused Bishop Franco, moves Vatican

The Franciscan Clarist Congregation expelled sister Lucy Kalappura for publishing poems, purchasing a car & participating in a protest against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Police file chargesheet against Bishop Franco Mulakkal in Kerala nun rape case

Accused of raping a nun for over two years, Franco Mulakkal was granted bail by the Kerala High Court last October.

Priest who was key witness in Kerala nun rape case dead, cops say it could be heart attack

Father Kuriakose Kattuthara was found dead in his room Monday. Police believe he died of natural causes, but have not ruled out foul play yet.

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Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


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Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.