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She has been a part of the church for 24 years. Reena Martins looks at a spate of scandals and the revolt within Imaging credit: Modi attacks Congress on farmers’ loan waiver promises India. When I reached the convent at Thottakkattukara, I was denied entry. I have solid evidence. In Kerala, the Church, held in high esteem, is clearly going through turmoil.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: In the early ,s however, a French nun named Colette reformed the order. When she has no complaint, then why are others bothered?

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When I reached the convent at Thottakkattukara, I was denied entry. Each monastery works independently, taking directions only from the Alyva. In Marchthe young nun was struck on the head with an axe before being flung down a well, allegedly by two priests and a nun, whose sex romp she had interrupted in the kitchen of the St Pius X Convent in Kottayam.

Tuesday, March 31, – This money has been paid to buy her silence. Contemplation in silence has its own challenges, but the Vatican has relaxed some rules. This happened in case of the errant nun in Aluva. A Catholic nun who was expelled from her congregation after she reportedly resisted sexual abuse by a priest and registered complaint against him is planning wluva intensify her agitation.


But when mun reached the convent in Aluva, she was denied entry. In Kerala, the Church, held in high esteem, is clearly going through turmoil.

In the last few years, Jesme has become a rallying point for those questioning the church in Kerala. Sister Jesme Image Source: Mr WordPress on Hello world! Lauva after that, Mariam wrote a page letter to the Bishop of Nayyattinkara in Thiruvananthapuram district, asking him to intervene in her case and get her lover priest, the father of her newborn, to accept the child as his.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Kerala is the biggest exporter of nuns and priests through out India and also to other countries of the world.

One of the hundreds of people who come to the convent every week looking for solace, she is at the monastery to ask Sister Patricia to pray for her father. My luggage was thrown out and I was asked to leave alufa convent. Link to the MMS: Father Paul Thelakkattu denies the amount was paid as compensation. The Catholic Church in Kerala will pay Rs 12 lakh to help a nun “settle herself in life” after she alleged that she was tortured and expelled from her convent for resisting the advances of a priest.

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The settlement is being touted as the first of its kind by the church, but the church denies allegations of “sexual harassment”. Not everybody is worried. Do the nuns ever suffer a crisis aluuva faith? Darjeeling snow after a decade. In an email response to The TelegraphThelekkat said an amicable settlement had been reached, adding that the objective was to help her settle in life.


In a similar incident three years back, a nun with a convent in the nearby Parumbavoor town was sent back to lead normal life after she admitted to have had sex with a driver there. Their action has not gone unnoticed.

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She was transferred to the Mother House in Italy in May There was a aluba of pressure on the family, and finally the Sister agreed. Interior of the Monastery. Further, according to Njallani, Sister Anita had met a Bishop in Ernakulam and demanded that the church act on her complaint. After a series of torture, I was thrown out of the convent on February The same congregation is giving her some help to settle her in life.

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