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Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Kerala nun rape case: NGO SoS writes to CM, demands protection for victim and witnesses

The NGO SoS has also pressed for the arrest of rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal.

Jan 27, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

We are not safe: Kerala nuns write letter to CM Pinarayi Vijayan, plead for help

The four Kerala nuns have written a letter to CM Vijayan against their transfer orders. 

Jan 19, 2019, 19:58 PM IST

Four nuns who demanded bishop’s arrest asked to leave convent

The Jalandhar-based Missionaries of Jesus has asked four nuns to comply with an earlier transfer order and move out of the congregation’s premises in Kottayam after they staged a protest demanding the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused of rape by a nun.

Jan 17, 2019, 12:54 PM IST

Survivor's fellow nuns served transfer notice

Four of the five nuns, who back their colleague who alleged she had been raped by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, have been asked to leave the Kuravilangad convent immediately by the management of the Missionaries of Jesus congregation

Jan 17, 2019, 09:40 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Survivor's fellow nuns served transfer notice

Four of the five nuns, who back their colleague who alleged she had been raped by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, have been asked to leave the Kuravilangad convent immediately by the management of the Missionaries of Jesus congregation

Jan 17, 2019, 08:26 AM IST

Nuns who protested against bishop transferred; won't go, they say

Mulakkal was arrested on September 21 last year on charges of raping a nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.

Jan 17, 2019, 00:28 AM IST

Four Kerala nuns who protested against rape-accused bishop asked to join other convents

Their congregation --Missionaries of Jesus under Jalandhar diocese of the Roman Catholic Church-- has directed the nuns to join the convents they were assigned previously as per the transfer orders issued between March and May in 2018.

Jan 16, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

Supporters shower rose petals as rape accused Bishop arrives in Jalandhar

Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who faces allegations of raping a nun, received a rousing welcome from his supporters when he reached Jalandhar after being released on bail by a Kerala court.

Oct 17, 2018, 20:15 PM IST

Kerala nun rape case: Franco Mulakkal granted bail, asked to surrender passport

Kerala High Court on Monday granted conditional bail to Franco Mulakkal, the former bishop accused of raping a nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.

Oct 15, 2018, 11:30 AM IST

Kerala nun rape case: Victim's sister alleges death threats from accused bishop's aides

A Kerala nun has accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of raping her at several occasions in past.

Sep 24, 2018, 22:21 PM IST

Kerala nun rape case: Catholic body expresses confidence in judiciary after Bishop Mulakkal arrested

A statement from the CBCI read, "We have learnt from the media about the developments in Bishop Franco Mulakkal`s case. It is a sad moment for all of us."

Sep 22, 2018, 00:29 AM IST

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested after three days of intense interrogation

The 54-year old Mulakkal was arrested by Kerala police after intense interrogation over the last three days. 

Sep 21, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

Kerala nun rape case: Accused Bishop moves anticipatory bail plea

A Kerala nun has accused the 54-year-old former Bishop of repeatedly raping her between 2014 and 2016.

Sep 18, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

Kerala rape case: Complaint against Missionaries of Jesus after it releases nun's photo with Bishop

The congregation put out the photograph in a release issued to the media to publish the findings of its enquiry commission, which looked into the nun's allegations. 

Sep 15, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Kerala MLA PC George regrets calling raped nun prostitute after massive outrage

George had called the nun a prostitute while addressing a press briefing on September 8.

Sep 12, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

Bishop Franco of Jalandhar committed rape repeatedly on Kerala nun, reveals police affidavit

The affidavit, dated August 10, 2018, was filed in the Kerala High Court. 

Sep 12, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Journalists assaulted by security guards of rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Bishop Franco Mulakkal has been accused of rape by a nun.

Aug 14, 2018, 11:40 AM IST