Vatican rejects Sr Lucy’s appeal against order that expelled her for ‘lifestyle’

The Vatican has rejected Sister Lucy Kalappura’s appeal against the expulsion order issued by the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC). She was ousted for her ‘lifestyle’, which seemingly violated the congregation’s laws. Sr Lucy has been a vocal advocate for the rape survivor nun in the Bishop Franco Mulakkal case. Her violations, according to the FCC, … Read more Vatican rejects Sr Lucy’s appeal against order that expelled her for ‘lifestyle’

Vatican investigates claim hospital funds used to refurbish cardinal’s flat

The Vatican said on Thursday it is investigating two former officials over claims money meant for a children’s hospital was used to refurbish a cardinal’s luxury apartment. Costly work at former Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s flat — seeming to clash with Pope Francis’s recommendations that church officials live as modestly as he … Read more Vatican investigates claim hospital funds used to refurbish cardinal’s flat