Kerala: Days after transfer, nuns seek CM’s help, ask to remain in present convent

Earlier this week, the Catholic Church in Kerala transferred four nuns from its Missionaries of Jesus convent in Kuravilangad who had participated in protests against Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
Kerala Nuns protesting against former Bishop (who was accused of raping a nun) have alleged segregation and harassment at the hands of people in power. Only four nuns came out openly in support of the victim and now they are given transfer orders which they claim is to weaken their protest. In suspicious turn of events a priest who claimed to witness of rape was found dead a day after release of Bishop Mulakkal.The protesting nuns also claim proper protection is not being provided to them.They again asked for help.

Four Kerala nuns, who protested against former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal accused of raping a nun in Kerala, have come out to express fear for their safety and allege mental harassment. Sister Anupama, one of the four nuns who has been protesting against the bishop, said they fear for their lives as “Bishop Franco has a lot of money and political power and with that, anything can happen”.

Source: Kerala nun rape case: Transfer attempt to isolate victim, say protesting nuns

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