- Jun 1, 2020
The rape of a 6-year-old girl in India is a “blot on society,” says Archbishop Leo Cornelio.
A trial court in southern Kerala state ordered Bishop Franco Mulakkal to appear for trial March 24 on charges of repeatedly raping a nun.
A new movie screened March 8 at the D.C. Independent Film Festival in Washington, “Sema” — Swahili for “Speak Out” — illustrates the scope of the issue of rape culture in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Every year, it’s estimated that over 400,000 women are raped every year in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This Lent, Scottish Catholics are raising money to help the victims of sexual violence in the country.
A religious dismissed from her congregation after she took part in protests against a bishop accused of raping a different nun has appealed the decision to the Vatican’s highest court of appeal.
A Catholic nun who accused a bishop of raping her more than a year ago has approached India’s federal rights commission, accusing the prelate of being behind a defamation campaign against her.