Indian court declines to protect former nun from eviction from convent

"This is for your own safety," the judge told Lucy Kalappura. "You have made serious allegations against the vicar. You have admitted yourself that you are subjected to ill-treatment ... It is better to move out."

Indian nun expelled from her community loses Vatican appeal, goes to India courts

Sr. Lucy Kalappura says she will not vacate the Franciscan Clarist Congregation's convent in the Wayanad district of Kerala until the Indian court has heard her case.

High court rejects bishop's appeal to dismiss rape case against him

The Kerala High Court July 7 rejected deposed Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal's plea to quash the charge against him of sexually assaulting a nun. He will face trial July 13 in the town of Kottayam.

Sisters adapt to COVID-19 pandemic amid nationwide lockdown in India

Since March 25, the 21-day lockdown, a response to the coronavirus pandemic, has severely restricted the movements and activities of nuns of various congregations, and their more than 1.37 billion countrymen.