- Jan 28, 2020
A safe environment policy is to be implemented in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church after a series of scandals have hit the Church, based in the state of Kerala, the Christian heartland of India.
Tax authorities in India have interviewed Cardinal George Alencherry in connection with a series of suspicious land deals that caused the Vatican to send a special administrator into his archdiocese.
A bishop in India is vehemently denying the accusations of a nun who says he raped her four years ago.
Documents obtained by Crux reveal the Vatican’s deep concerns not only for mounting debts in a Syro-Malabar archdiocese in India, but also “grave divisions” regarding the leadership of Cardinal George Alencherry.
A cardinal in India who has been involved in a controversial land deal had much of his administrative power removed after Pope Francis appointed an Apostolic Administrator for the mother diocese of the Eastern Rite Syro-Malabar Church.
The top court in southern India’s Kerala state has asked police to investigate allegations of breach of trust involving Cardinal George Alencherry.