- Sep 24, 2020
Since 2000, hundreds of depressed farmers in Pappachan’s district of Kerala state in India committed suicide. Recent suicides mostly are attributed to hardships caused by recent severe flooding, but earlier ones have been due to factors like crop failure and debt.
Over 500 people held a demonstration demanding the cancellation of bail for Indian Bishop Frank Mulakkal, who has been accused of raping a nun on multiple occasions.
A Christian man’s murder in India is being treated as an ‘honor killing’ — highlighting the shadow the country’s historic caste system has even within the Church.
The brother of the nun who accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal of rape said he was “shocked” the prelate was released on bail in India.
A bishop in India accused of raping a nun on several occasions between 2014 and 2016 was on Monday granted bail after being in jail for over three weeks.
An Indian bishop accused of raping a nun was denied bail on Wednesday by the Kerala High Court.