Kerala nun abused by Jalandhar Bishop writes to Vatican seeking justice
12 September, 2018, 12:28 | Author: Diane Mills
But the protestingnuns rejected the charge and said they will continue their agitation till justice was delivered.
Coming out as a fresh development in the Kerala nunrape case, the brother of the Kerala nun on Wednesday slammed the accused Bishop and claimed that he was offered Rs 5 crore to withdraw his complaint against the accused Bishop Franco Mullakkal.
The congregation's statement repeated the same claim and argument. She said she had complained earlier because she lacked the courage to take on the clergy represented by the bishop.
In a sit-in protest on Saturday, half a dozen sisters blasted police for allowing Jalandhar Bp. Franco Mulakkal to remain free, two-and-a-half months after accusations of sexual assault began surfacing against him.
Indian Catholic sisters have broken ranks with the church by openly protesting in the streets of the Kerala state capital against a bishop accused of raping a nun. "But in the light of my experience I am beginning to think that the Church is a stepmother to women and laity". He went on to say that it was suspicious that the woman raised a complaint only when she was harassed the 13 time and kept quiet at all the previous instances.
In a letter to Giambattista Diquattro, Vatican's Apostolic Nuncio (a diplomatic mission), the nun said she had turned to the church authorities for justice. In a detailed and emotional seven-page letter dated September 8, 2018 - released to the media on Tuesday - the nun wondered whether the "Catholic Church has concern only for bishops and priests". I have seen her being denounced by the church.
"It is unfortunate that the Church has not initiated any measures against Bishop Franco, though the police have registered an FIR [first information report] and interrogated him", said Joseph Varghese, joint secretary of Kerala Catholic Church Reformation Movement.
Copies of the letter were sent to 21 others, including Cardinal Oswald Gracias and Delhi Metropolitan Archbishop, Anil Couto.
"Police questioned me for 9 hours. I am a law abiding citizen", the Bishop told television channels in Jalandhar. "The bishop should be punished", Sharma further said.
Anapura noted that Mulakkal has been targeting her group since they declared support for his accuser, saying the bishop is "trying to coerce a statement against the survivor from us". I suffered it silently.
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