Friday, Dec 09, 2022


Kerala Court Acquits Bishop Franco Mulakkal In Nun Rape Case

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Mulakkal, 57, was accused of raping the nun multiple times during his visit to a convent in this district when he was the Bishop of the Jalandhar diocese of the Roman Catholic church.

Christmas Celebrated In TN With Fervour And Piety

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Meanwhile, thousands of pilgrims from various parts of the country participated in special prayers at Vailankanni church in Nagapattinam district in connection with Christmas.

Racist Ideology And Remnants Of Caste System Enough To Embarass Us: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan was likely to be responding to the "Narcotic Jihad" remark by a Catholic Bishop.

'Made Video Calls, Talked About Sex': Another Kerala Nun Levels Sexual Abuse Charges Against Franco Mulakkal

Feb 21, 2020 IANS

The second nun's statement was given before the police as she is the 14th witness in the case against Mulakkal where he is now out on bail.

'Vilest Forms Of Character Assassination': Kerala Nun Moves NHRC Accusing Bishop Franco Of Harassment

Franco Mulakkal was arrested last year following allegations by a nun that he repeatedly raped her at the Kuravilangad convent between 2014 and 2016.

19 August, 2019

Days After Moving Vatican, Expelled Kerala Nun Says 'Not Very Hopeful Of Positive Outcome'

Preetha Nair

The Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) had expelled sister Lucy after she 'failed to give a satisfactory explanation' of her lifestyle 'in violation of FCC laws'.

19 January, 2019

Bishop Franco Case: Kerala Nuns Seek CM's Help To Cancel Transfer Order

Outlook Web Bureau

Seeking the intervention, the nuns pointed out that these transfers were effected as they were all witnesses in the case against the then Roman Catholic Diocese head in Paunjab's Jalandhar, Bishop Mulakkal, who is accused of raping the victim nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.

15 October, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Rape Accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal Gets Bail

Outlook Web Bureau

This condition would be applicable till a charge sheet is filed in the case.

25 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Victim's Sister Alleges Death Threats From Accused Bishop's Aides

Outlook Web Bureau

The complainant said bishop Franco Mulakkal’s brothers have filed fake complaints against her, while one relative threatened her son and brother and another took a photo of her protesting and later threatened her.

24 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Bishop Mulakkal Remanded To 12-Day Judicial Custody

Outlook Web Bureau

Mulakkal was produced before the court after completing his two-day police custody. The court remanded him to judicial custody till October 6.

22 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Bishop Franco Mulakkal Discharged From Hospital, To Be Produced In Court Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The nun had alleged that Bishop Mulakkal raped her at a guest house in Kuravilangad in May 2014 and later sexually exploited her on several occasions.


22 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal Hospitalised After Complaining Of Chest Pain

Outlook Web Bureau

He complained of chest pain when he was being taken to Kottayam Police club from the Crime Branch office in Thrippunithura in Ernakulam district Friday night

21 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Questioning Of Bishop Continues For 3rd Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case has decided to complete the interrogation by Friday.

20 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape: Bishop Questioning Continues On Day 2

Outlook Web Bureau

A Kerala nun has accused Mulakkal of repeatedly sexually abusing her between 2014 and 2016.

19 September, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Accused Bishop To Be Questioned By Crime Branch

Outlook Web Bureau

The nun has accused the senior catholic priest of sexually assaulting her repeatedly between 2014 and 2016.

18 September, 2018

Nun Rape Case: Accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal Moves Kerala HC For Anticipatory Bail

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bishop has been asked by the Kerala police to appear before it on Wednesday for interrogation in the case.

14 September, 2018

Case Against Missionaries Of Jesus For Posting Nun's Photo With Rape Accused Bishop

Outlook Web Bureau

In a press release, the congregation accused the victim, her five fellow nuns and four others of conspiring against the bishop.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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