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Indian bishop arrested for rape of nun: report

NEW DELHI: An Indian bishop accused by a nun of raping her was arrested on Friday, in a high-profile abuse case that had triggered angry protests by clergy over police inaction, Press Trust of India reported. Bishop Franco Mulakkal was arrested on Friday evening, a day after Pope Francis relieved him from duty over the scandal, according to PTI who quoted local police official Vijay Sakhare. The nun, who has not been named, first accused Mulakkal in late June of raping her 13 times between 2014 and 2016. Read More:…

Bishop accused of raping Kerala nun steps aside as arrest calls grow

KOCHI, India: An Indian Catholic bishop accused of raping a nun has written to the Vatican asking to step down as protests grow in Kerala for him to be arrested. “Bishop Franco Mulakkal wrote a letter to Holy Father Pope Francis expressing his desire to step aside temporarily and requested to be relieved from the administration of the Diocese,” the Diocese of Jalandhar, which he heads, said in a release issued over the weekend. Kerala police have called Mulakkal for a new round of questioning on Wednesday. The bishop…

Nun caught at Sydney airport smuggling cocaine inside high heels

MISSOURI: A nun who traveled to Australia last August to visit a man she met online was caught smuggling cocaine inside the heels of her shoes, officials said. Denise Marie Woodrum, 51, was busted while going through customs at the Sydney Airport on Aug. 4 last year. She was stopped by officers who discovered two pounds of cocaine in her luggage, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Monday. Woodrum, who was a sister with a Kansas-based Catholic order called the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, claims she was duped by a…

Nun found dead with stab wounds

LA PAZ:  A 24-year-old Polish nun was found apparently stabbed to death at a Catholic mission in central Bolivia and two suspects were arrested, media citing police said on Wednesday. The woman "was found with multiple stab wounds" at the mission in the central city of Cochabamba, police commander Gualberto Diaz was quoted as saying by the Catholic news agency ANF. She was found in premises of the Congregation of the Servants of the Mother of God, he said. "She is a Polish national" and was working with the Catholic…