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India Kerala: Sister Lucy, Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop, Ordered to Leave Convent

Discussion in 'Religious News' started by danieldemol, Jun 19, 2021.

  1. danieldemol

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    'Sister Lucy Kalappura, who had participated in protests against rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has now been ordered to vacate her convent. This comes after her appeals to legal forums within the Catholic Church against her dismissal on “disciplinary grounds” were rejected...

    ...In October 2019, she was dismissed by the FCC on the grounds that she was “violating her vows as a nun through her lifestyle”. The FCC report had then said that she had been dismissed for reasons, including driving a vehicle, writing and publishing poems, and lending her support to the protests for the nun who had accused the Roman Catholic Bishop Mulakkal of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting her. Her multiple appeals to the Catholic Church in India and the Vatican, challenging her dismissal, were subsequently rejected.'

    Source: Kerala: Sister Lucy, Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop, Ordered to Leave Convent

    I can't help but feel sorry for this woman who has given a sizeable chunk of her life in devotion to a faith just to be cast aside by it in a developing country of all places.
     
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  2. It Aint Necessarily So

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    Women driving, writing poetry, and supporting a victim of rape is unacceptable? It's surprising that the Vatican supported this. It's not a good look for the RCC. I would expect this from Saudi Arabia maybe. Did the church even investigate the allegations of bishop raping a nun?
     
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  3. Debater Slayer

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    And then some people wonder why many "bash" the Catholic Church. Here's another perfect example of how that organization is still a haven for corruption and abuse.
     
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    Sadly, this is most likely the tip of the iceberg.
     
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