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Kerala: Nun gets notice for leading life against religious principles

In its notice, Franciscan Clarist Congregation accused Sister Lucy Kalapura of leading a life which was against the 'principles of religious life''.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:13 PM IST

Kerala nun gets notice for leading life against religious principles

The nun has been asked to offer an explanation to Superior General sister Ann Joseph at Generalate of the Congregation at 11 AM Wednesday.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Kerala priest, nun face action for protesting against Bishop Franco Mulakkal

A priest has been warned of disciplinary action and a Catholic nun restrained from church duties in a fallout of their participation in protests in Kochi. 

Sep 23, 2018, 22:02 PM IST

Kerala nun rape case: Accused ex-bishop sent to police custody till September 24

According to police, the victim was subjected to rape and unnatural sex for 13 times in the same room, between 2014 to 2016.

Sep 22, 2018, 14:43 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

They want to harass my sister, says brother of Kerala rape victim nun

A day after Missionaries of Jesus published a letter and a photo of Kerala rape victim nun, brother of the victim on Saturday condemned the act. He accused the congregation of harassing his sister in the process. 

Sep 15, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

Kerala nun rape: Assembly ethics committee to examine PC George's 'prostitute' remark

"If there is any complaint against any MLA, member or a minister inside or outside the Assembly, the ethics committee is bound to examine the matter and submit a report to the Speaker," said Sreeramakrishnan.

Sep 13, 2018, 12:04 PM 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

Kerala: Raped nun seeks justice from Vatican; accused Bishop says charges 'baseless and concocted'

In a searing letter to the Vatican that was made available to the media Tuesday, the nun also asked will the Church be able to give back what she has lost. 

Sep 12, 2018, 05:57 AM IST

Jalandhar bishop rape case to remain with Kerala police

The incident came to light when the victim's husband recovered an audio clip related to the case, following which an investigation was initiated by the church.

Sep 09, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

55-year-old Kerala nun found dead inside well in Kollam

Susan had been teaching at the school for the last 12 years.

Sep 09, 2018, 11:48 AM IST

Protests in Kochi demanding arrest of Bishop accused of raping nun

At least five nuns from a convent in Kottayam, to which the victim belonged, also took part in the demonstration and alleged that the victim had been denied justice by the church, police and the government.

Sep 08, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Anger in Kerala over headscarf row

A day after a nun was barred from taking a national medical test here after refusing to remove her headgear, a section of Kerala's political and religious leaders on Sunday reacted sharply.

Jul 26, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

Kerala nun`s murder: Kin blames mining mafia

Kerala nun Valsa John, killed by unidentified assailants in Jharkhand, had told her family here that she faced death threats from mining mafia.

Nov 16, 2011, 20:34 PM IST

Abhaya case: Accused nun moves Delhi HC against CBI

A nun, who is one of the
accused in the 1992 Sister Abhaya murder case in a Kerala
convent, today moved the Delhi High Court seeking action
against CBI officials who forced her to undergo virginity test
last year.

Dec 03, 2009, 23:57 PM IST

Nun who penned memoirs invited to Frankrut book fest

Sister Jesme, whose
tell-all memoirs about her bitter experiences as a nun hit
headlines earlier this year, has received invitation to attend
the famous Frankfurt Book Fair.

Oct 12, 2009, 20:04 PM IST

Sister Abhaya case:CBI files chargesheet against nun, others

Nineteen years after the murder of
Sister Abhaya in a Kerala convent, the CBI filed a
chargesheet against two Christian priests and a nun for the

Jul 17, 2009, 19:29 PM IST