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Madras High Court Judge amends his own Judgment after pressure from the Christian politicians, officialdom and clergy! Is India secular?

August 23, 2019

Madras High Court Judge amends his own Judgment after pressure from the Christian politicians, officialdom and clergy! Is India secular?

Judge Vidyanathan, Madras High Court

13-08-2019 – Christian institutions were highly unsafe for the future of their children: Justice S. Vaidyanathan accepts request to remove observations about Christian missionaries. The Madras High Court on Tuesday 20-08-2019, agreed to remove a contentious paragraph from one of its judgments since it was related to accusations faced by Christian missionaries of indulging in forcible religious conversions and supposed “general feeling” among parents, especially of girl children, that co-educational Christian institutions were highly unsafe for the future of their children[1]. Justice S. Vaidyanathan agreed to delete the relevant paragraph from his verdict in a case filed by a Madras Christian College (MCC) professor accused of sexually harassing girls during a study tour to Karnataka in January this year. The decision to delete was taken after the MCC counsel made a representation in open court on 20-08-2019, Tuesday and urged the court to remove the observations[2].

Para.32 of the Judgment

What the para 32 of the judgment said: The controversial paragraph read: “Before parting with the judgment, this Court feels it appropriate to point out that Christian missionaries are always on the source of attack in one way or the other and in the present era, there are several accusations against them for indulging in compulsory conversion of people of other religions into Christianity. Now, there is a general feeling amongst the parents of students, especially female students that co-educational study in Christian institutions is highly unsafe for the future of their children and though they impart good education, the preach of morality will be a million dollar question. As long as a religion is practised in streets in lieu of its worship places, like Temple, Mosque, Church, etc., such devastation, as in the present case, does occur and will be mushrooming.”

George Kurian opposes Madras High court observation
21-08-2019 – the Judge deleted the para no.32: Since the judge had dismissed the writ petition filed by the faculty challenging a show cause notice issued to him by the college management, the counsel said the subsequent observations added by the judge after dismissing the case were unnecessary and that they may not remain part of the judgment. The judge readily accepted the request. He, however, retained other observations wherein he had said that several women-centric enactments had been misused to teach a lesson to men in strained relationships. “This is the right time to think of suitable amendments in those laws, in order to safeguard the interest of the innocent,” the judge had said and directed the High Court Registry to mark a copy of his judgment to the Union Ministry of Law and Justice. The judge said[3], “When the court posed a question as to whether the court can remove Paragraph no.32 at this stage in the absence of any review petition – as the court becomes functuous officio after signing of the order – it was replied that there was no request for reviewing the entire order and a particular observation, which was general in nature was sought to be removed. Such removal will not in any way alter the findings/decisions of the court and therefore, there was no bar for this court to remove the Paragraph no.32, which was inapplicable to the present case on hand, especially when those points were not at all urged, canvassed, advanced or discussed by either of the counsel at the time of argument in the open court,” adding, “In view of the above submission and considering the fact that the general observation in Paragraph no.32 has been made by this court after the result portion, which will not at any cost affect efindings/substance/contents of the order, the said Paragraph no. 32 of the order is hereby deleted“, the judge added[4].

Pappusamy, Ravi Santhosam, Valentina - what common

How is that Christian and Communists could sing the same song immediately?: Justice Vaidyanathan had said parents felt that Christian co-education institutions were highly unsafe for the future of girls. Days after Justice S. Vaidyanathan of the Madras High Court commented in an order that parents felt that Christian co-education institutions were highly unsafe for the future of girls, several groups, including the Tamil Nadu Bishops’ Council (TNBC), the Tamil Nadu Latin Bishops’ Council (TNLBC), the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) and the Indian Christian Association of Tamil Nadu expressed concern over his remarks. What this AIDWA was doing when so many girl students of the MCC complained, news appeared in the media and they protested in the college? Were they not conscious about the chastity of the girls, standards of the college or the values of the Christians etc?

What made the removal of para.32
21-08-2019, the Christians and the Communists threaten and 21-08-2019, the Judge bends and mends!: The judge made the comments while dealing with a sexual harassment case involving a professor of the Madras Christian College. In a statement issued on 21-08-2019, Monday, TNBC and TNLBC termed two of Justice Vaidyanathan’s observations — that there were “several accusations against Christians for indulging in compulsory conversion of people of other religions into Christianity”; and that there was a “general feeling among the parents of female students that co-educational studies in Christian institutions is highly unsafe for the future of their children” — regrettable and unwarranted[5]. “First of all, the case is not in any way connected with the question of religious conversion. Therefore, the said observation on religious conversion was unwarranted,” said Rev. Dr. Antony Pappusamy, Archbishop of Madurai and president of TNBC and TNLBC[6]. Regarding the observation about female students being unsafe, Dr. Pappusamy said, “We wonder what the material and data placed before the honourable judge were, that led him to render such a finding. As such, from a cursory reading of the factual matrix in that particular case, we do not find any institutional material warranting such an observation.” He also again endorsed a copy to Ministry of Law and Justice for making necessary amendments[7]. This has created controversy among the legal circles[8].

Para deleted. Deccan Herald

Valentina, State president, AIDWA: In a statement, S. Valentina, State president, AIDWA, said that when the words from a judge could become a law, the baseless accusations of the judge could have a serious impact on the welfare of minorities in the current socio-political climate. “A judge could have a particular view on a subject or could adhere to a specific political ideology. But when the judge is delivering justice, the judge should be impartial and wear the glasses of the Indian Constitution,” she said. AIDWA urged that the comments be withdrawn. Can anybody ask S. Valentina , State president, AIDWA, as to whether she made such statement against the Judge as a woman or Christian or otherwise? Where was Valentine when those Christian professors were harassing the girls, touching their breasts and barging into their rooms? Is it OK for Valentine all such sexual acts?

Para deleted. Deccan Herald.2
The Indian Christian Association of Tamil Nadu said it was deeply hurt: The Indian Christian Association of Tamil Nadu said it was deeply hurt by Justice S. Vaidyanathan’s remarks in the sexual harassment case involving the Madras Christian College.“The sweeping statement that there is a general feeling among parents that co-educational study in Christian institutions is highly unsafe for the future of their children, especially female students, is based on conjectures and surmises, and the comments [should] be expunged from the judgment,” said Dr. Ravi Santosham, president, Indian Christian Association. “The judge’s statement about compulsory conversions is baseless and totally irrelevant to the merits of the case.”

CBCI oppose, Para.32 of the Judgment

Catholic bishops’ forum in Tamil Nadu, The National Council of Churches in India, etc cry foul[9]: Christian leaders said the judge’s comments were painful but they welcomed the court’s decision not to interfere with the decision of the college, which British Protestant missionaries established in 1837. “The remarks the judge made in the order are highly disappointing,” said Father L. Sahayaraj, deputy secretary of the Catholic bishops’ forum in Tamil Nadu. The comments could “damage the image of the Church and the reputation of its education intuitions,” the priest told ucanews.com. The National Council of Churches in India, a forum of Protestant and Orthodox churches in India, said the comments were hurtful[10]. “We are hurt and sorry for such remarks in the order,” said general secretary Asir Ebenezer. “Christians work with commitment and diligence. Unfortunately, we are blamed and our places portrayed as unsafe. It really makes us sad.” The Tamil Nadu Catholic Bishops’ Council in an official statement termed the observations “very unfortunate.” It said conversion or the safety of Christian schools were not the issues before the court. It was one “relating to sexual harassment by a professor and the college has taken necessary action against him without any excuse.” The council also said Christian educational institutions have “produced stalwarts” in India, including Hindus and Muslims. Prabhakar Tirkey, national president of the Rashtriya Isai Mahasang (National Federation of Christians), said the court seems to have forgotten that “not a single Christian has been convicted” for violating conversion laws in the history of India. He noted that Christian missionaries introduced English education some five centuries ago but when the British left India in 1947, the Christian population was less than 3 percent, and “now it is 2.3 percent.”

Vaiko converted Lazarus claim

Political and Minority bogey pressures: The MDMK chief, V. Gopalsamy, reportedly converted to Christianity, as being proclaimed by the Christian evangelist and propagandist C. Lazarasus, immediately came to question the judgment and his video has become viral.  Then on 19-08-2019, Geoge Kurian, Vice Chairman of National Commission for Minorities writes an open letter questioning the judgment.  On 21-08-2019, the Christians and the Communists threaten and 21-08-2019, the Judge bends and mends. Thus, wthin days, they could achieve what they wanted or decided. How is that then, eve rything is controlled by RSS, BJP and so on? Who rules India really? How much of Christian interference and how it works and all, have been proved again through this incidence.

Abhaya murder case

All rapists, pedophiles and other sexual charge sheeters are good: One can recall how the Sha Bano judgment was rescinded by bring another Act, just to placate Muslims and promote Muslim vote bank. So you can forget all the crimes committed by the Christians – the murder of Abhaya, rape of nun by Mulakal, rape of children i.e, Christian pedophiles, sexual harassment, and every thing. All have become good souls, only the affected have been unholy, satanic and dangerous.  The charged, accused and other sinned Cardinal, bishops, pastors and clergy have been redeemed.  An none could question the Christians whatever crime they committed. The Bishops, Churches and above all Vatican are supreme, the Indian judges, courts etc., are nothing. They obey only Holy Sea, Spirit, God etc., not the Indian Constitution, Acts and Rules made there-under.

© Vedaprakash

23-08-2019.

Raveen Rajasigh, Christian Collge, Madras.FB

[1] The Hindu, Madras High Court deletes contentious paragraph on Christian missionaries from verdict, Mohamed Imranullah S. CHENNAI, AUGUST 20, 2019 16:03 IST, UPDATED: AUGUST 21, 2019 01:16 IST.

[2] https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/madras-hc-deletes-remarks-on-christian-co-ed-institutions/article29181327.ece

[3] Deccan Chronicle, Chennai: Judge deletes observations against Christian institutions, J STALIN, Published Aug 21, 2019, 2:32 am IST; Updated Aug 21, 2019, 2:32 am IST

[4] https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/210819/chennai-judge-deletes-observations-against-christian-institutions.html

[5] The Hindu, Bishops’ Council, AIDWA concerned over judge’s remark on Christian-run institutions, STAFF REPORTER. CHENNAI, AUGUST 20, 2019 00:48 IST; UPDATED: AUGUST 20, 2019 00:48 IST

[6] https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/bishops-council-aidwa-concerned-over-judges-remark-on-christian-run-institutions/article29164589.ece

[7] Barandbench, Madras High Court withdraws comments on Christian Educational Institutions, Meera Emmanuel August 20 2019.

[8] https://barandbench.com/madras-high-court-withdraws-comment-on-christian-run-institutions/

[9] United Christian news, Christian leaders upset by Indian judge’s comments, reporter, New Delhi , India , August 20, 2019.

[10] https://www.ucanews.com/news/christian-leaders-upset-by-indian-judges-comments/85910

Jalandhar Bishop raped, Kerala nun complained, Police action taken, but, the crimes are analyzed between Vatican and Indian authorities! [1]

July 24, 2018

Jalandhar Bishop raped, Kerala nun complained, Police action taken, but, the crimes are analyzed between Vatican and Indian authorities! [1]

Kerala church crimes increasing

Is God’s own country becoming rape and sexlpoitation state?: Kerala, the highly literate state in India has been known for “nunnery” discussed in 1980s, Abhaya rape-murder case in 1990s and now series of rape, sexploitation and multiple sexual activities of bishop, pastors and priests. The Communist government of Kerala, the secular Congress or the most secular Universities of Kerala have not been discussing and debating about theses issues. Franco Mulakkal, a Kerala bishop has been accused of sexually abusing a Catholic nun for many times. As at one stage, she could not tolerate, she complained to the Church authorities and as usual, they did not bother, as it would tarnish the image of the Church. As the CBCI, Cardinal and other higher religious orders did not bother, she complained to the police. As the police started investigation, slowly, the details are going to press and hence news is appearing. Though, the church always tries to treat it as “internal affair” to be settled amicably, the issue is treated in common, as many women are subjected to such exploitation. Moreover, there has been involvement of five priests raping a nun, who came for confession.

Kerala church, cardinal, menancherry, oswald, mulakkal

Does the rape-Bishop want to take asylum in Vatican and denial of charges: Here in this case, Franco Mulakkal denied the accusation of the nun. As news came that he might take asylum in Vatican to escape from rape charges, as the law has become active after “Nirbhaya rape case.” Nowadays, the Vatican has been so lenient to sex-cardinals, sex-bishops, sex-rapists of all orders of the church and the such sex clergy has been embolden to seek asylum in foreign countries and Vatican itself, to escape from the criminal and judicial proceedings of the respective countries, Thus, Franco stated denying the charges of “fleeing to Vatican”. When, the “running away news” appeared, he once again denied the charges on 12-07-2018, Thursday and the reports of his moving to the Vatican[1]. Even as a special probe team mounted a detailed investigation against Franco Mulakkal, the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jalandhar in Punjab, he dismissed any plans of going away anywhere[2].

Jalandhar Bishop filed complaint against nun

Kerala police alerted immigration authorities about Franco Mulakkal: It was reported earlier on 12-07-2018 Thursday the Kerala Police had written to immigration authorities to prevent Mulakkal from leaving India[3]. Apprehension that the bishop, having international connections, may leave the country to evade arrest has prompted police to write such a letter to the immigration department, the official said[4]. “We have written to the immigration requesting them not to allow the bishop to leave the country,” said a police officer supervising the investigation. Apprehension that the bishop, having international connections, may leave the country to evade arrest has prompted police to write such a letter to the immigration department, the official said[5]. The decision would be taken after investigation and collection of evidences from Jalandhar[6].

Franco mulakkal, rapist-bishop 12-07-2018

The raped nun had to complain to the Cardinal, who has already been involved in criminal and fraudulent cases: Ironically, the nun had first lodged her complaint against Bishop Mulakkal with te Major Archbishop Cardinal Mar George Alencherry, head of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, who is accused of involvement in a mega land scam in his Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese[7]. A complaint is pending with the Kochi Police seeking legal action against the Cardinal for not alerting the authorities even after getting a complaint on a serious offence like rape from a nun[8]. So, how such accused authorities, criminally tarnished priests and others could sit and take decision judiciously? Will justice would be delivered properly and faithfully.Moreover, how and why, they could run state within the state, when law-enforcing authorities are there – like many questions start raising in the minds of common people of India. Many wonder how law of this land could differ rapists of different religions are treated differently. In Nirbhaya case, one Muslim escaped punishment on the plea that he was a “minor” while raping! So also, here, the rapist has been a bishop.

Kerala rape - Jalandhar bishop-2
Franco claimed that the police did not come to him: The Bishop told a Malayalam TV channel in his office in Jalandhar that he has not even been contacted by the police[9]. He also said he has not applied for any anticipatory bail[10], “because he has done no wrong”. “I now hear reports that I am trying to run away to Vatican. I wish to state that I am very much here (Jalandhar) and all such reports are baseless and am not running anywhere,” he said[11]. Trouble began for the bishop when a Catholic nun alleged that she was sexually abused by him several times between 2014 and 2016. The nun went to the police on June 29 with her accusations and submitted a 72-page statement. According to police reports, the nun produced documentation and other evidence for her case[12]. Police authorities said she provided details of 13 instances when she was allegedly abused by the accused from 2014-2016. An FIR was registered against the bishop and a 114-page detailed statement was taken from the nun. Mulakkal, for his part, maintains that he has done “no wrong at all” and that the nun took part in several functions besides travelling with him.”She also took part in the functions after the death of my mother. I have no clue on why all this has surfaced,” added the bishop. The probe team has so far collected evidences from a convent near Kottayam, where the bishop is alleged to have abused the nun.

Bishop, cardinal and nun- ShankNaad

Why the Vatican, CBCI and others have been senseless and try to cover up?: Vatican will not act immediately against Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal against whom a nun has levelled rape allegations[13]. It is learnt that CBCI and Vatican Nuncio are carefully watching the situation[14].”At present, Vatican is not planning any action against the bishop. Normally, Vatican does not interfere with the law and order of a foreign country,” said a priest from Punjab.”Earlier, Vatican had removed a North Indian bishop from his post on the basis of sexual assault allegations against him. The action was taken on the recommendation from Vatican Nuncio. But the Church didn’t get any proper evidence and the Nuncio had received numerous complaints against the action,” said the priest. “Every time, Vatican studies the matter in detail before taking any action. Earlier, Vatican had immediately removed Kerala bishop John from his post similar allegations. But there was no police case of complaint into it,” said a senior priest from the Syro Malabar Church. “We have received information that Vatican Nuncio has already informed Vatican about the issue. Vatican is also watching whether the state or central government in India has taken any action against the bishop,” said the priest. Meanwhile, a group of nuns, priests and laity members of the Roman Catholic Church has written to the Vatican over the nun’s allegations, urging it to provide justice to the women in the Church. It will also be forwarded to Vatican Nuncio Giambattista Diquttro and Catholic Bishop Conference of India (CBCI) president Cardinal Oswald Gracious.

© Vedaprakash

24-07-2018

Kerala rape - Jalandhar bishop-3

[1] NDTV, Kerala Bishop Accused Of Raping Nun Denies Moving To Vatican, Kerala | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: July 12, 2018 15:40 IST

[2] https://www.ndtv.com/kerala-news/kerala-bishop-accused-of-raping-nun-denies-moving-to-vatican-1882152

[3] The Week, Nun rape case: Police asks immigration dept to prevent bishop from leaving from India, PTI | Kottayam July 12, 2018 12:39 IST

[4] https://www.theweek.in/news/india/2018/07/12/nun-rape-case-police-asks-immigration-dept-prevent-bishop-from-leaving-india.html

[5] Mangalam, Cops to arrest Bishop Franco Mulakkal soon, Airports alerted, Wednesday, 11, July 2018.

[6] http://www.mangalam.com/en-news/detail/232510-kerala-cops-to-arrest-bishop-franco-mulakkal-soon-airports-alerted.html

[7] The Daily Pioneer, KERALA COPS TO VISIT JALANDHAR MID-WEEK, Sunday, 15 July 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi | in Sunday Pioneer

[8] https://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/sunday-pioneer/nation/kerala-cops-to-visit-jalandhar-mid-week.html

[9] The Week, Kerala nun rape: Accused bishop denies plans to move to Vatican, IANS | Jalandhar July 12, 2018 15:23 IST.

[10] https://www.theweek.in/news/india/2018/07/12/kerala-bishop-raping-nun-plans-vatican.html

[11] Crux, India bishop accused of rape says ‘conscience is clear’ as police continue probe, Nirmala Carvalho, Jul 17, 2018,  CRUX CONTRIBUTOR

[12] https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/07/17/india-bishop-accused-of-rape-says-conscience-is-clear-as-police-continue-probe/

[13] Times of India, Vatican not to act in a hurry against bishop, TNN | Jul 15, 2018, 10:13 IST.

[14] https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/vatican-not-to-act-in-a-hurry-against-bishop/articleshow/64994487.cms

Five catholic priests involved in sexploiting a married woman exploiting the confession made: Faithful ritual led to repeated raping of the woman!

June 28, 2018

Five catholic priests involved in sexploiting a married woman exploiting the confession made: Faithful ritual led to repeated raping of the woman!

Five catholic piests sexploit married woman with confession - 26-06-2018

Five catholic priests repeatedly rape a married woman: Nowadays, the news goes in this way, “A man, husband of a woman who was sexploited by a group of Catholic priests, complained to Church authorities that his wife has been subjected to serial sexual abuse by the clergy by exploiting her confessional secrets”. Five Kerala priests from the Malankara Orthodox Church (MOC) were suspended on 23-06-2018, Saturday, that his wife has been subjected to serial sexual abuse by the clergy by exploiting her confessional secrets after an audio clip containing serious allegations of sexual assault and abuse of clerical power did the rounds on social media[1]. Three priests belong to Niranam diocese, one Thumpamon diocese and another from the diocese of Delhi. Here, the details given by the “Times Now” TV channel in English are available[2].  Here, the stand of the husband could be heard, as he talks apologetically, as if he does not want to go to police[3]. Here, all the details of the five priests with photographs can be seen in Malayalam[4].

Kerala 5 pastor rape - Jaise K. George

The details of the Catholic priests involved in sexploitation: The catholic priests involved in the sexploitation have been identified and the details are as follows:

Sl.No Catholic priest FATHER Address Phone No / cell e-mail
1 Jijo J. Abraham Nalpanal, Kunnamthanam P.O, Thiruvalla – 689 581 04692710143
2 Job Mathew M.G.D. Ashramam, Karunagiri, Karukachal 0481-2486384
3 Johnson V. Mathew Mannil, Thekkemala P.O, Kozhencherry – 689 654
4 Abraham Vargese (Sony) Puthote, Mundiypally, Kunnamthanam. 0469-2693532

94474 63013

5 Jaise K. George C-2, D/27B, Janakpuri, New Delhi – 110 058 09717766530 frjaise@gmail.com

 

Kerala 5 pastor rape - Abraham Varghese

Audio / video clips expose the sexploitation: In the clip, a man alleges that his wife was assaulted by a priest before their marriage[5]. When she confessed to another priest, the man says, he blackmailed her into having sex with him, and threatened to tell her husband if she didn’t. He then sent a picture of himself with the woman to a third priest, who sexually assaulted her, the husband says. A spokesperson for the MOC P. C. Elias said the five priests were suspended pending an enquiry.  “We got a complaint from the woman’s husband but we have no idea about the truth of the allegations. An internal inquiry will be conducted and based on its outcome, the Church would decide whether to restore responsibilities to the priests or take further action, if the allegations are found to have substance”. The husband, who swears by his fidelity and commitment to the church, says details of a five star hotel bill in his wife’s mail box blew the lid off the scandal[6]. The man confides during the conversation that a priest had coerced her into an abusive relationship and the history of abuse predated their marriage. Overcome with guilt, the woman confessed to another priest before her child’s baptism. The confessor also turned predator and shared her pictures with another priest, who also took advantage of her plight[7].

Kerala 5 pastor rape - Johnson V. Mathew

The sex video changed hands and the woman was also sexploited accordingly: The video clip changed many hands within the clergy, the husband says during the conversation[8]. The man, seething with anger over being betrayed by the very people meant to guide him spiritually, fears more priests are involved and his wife hadn’t possibly told him the full story fearing reprisals from the influential clergy. He wants the priests to be defrocked for blackmailing a believer using her confessional secrets, considered a sacrilege. The man heard making the allegations in the audio clip hasn’t yet filed a police complaint. He says in the clip that he sent his wife back to her house, and that her family was trying to file a complaint against him. He also says elders from the community have called to dissuade him from complaining. In other words, the powerful church wants to suppress the whole sexploitation. When five Christian priests raped a married woman, they must have been arrested immediately, but the “suspension news” appears as cruel joke. It cannot be taken as an internal matter of them, as it involves serious sexploitation of married women. Ironically, the National Women Commission and other feminist organizations are keeping quiet. It is intriguing to not that the husband complained did not complaint to police. Then, what the man wants to do?

Kerala 5 pastor rape - Job Mathews

The media’s pathetic reporting: NDTV says[9], “Kerala Man Alleges Priests Sexually Abused Wife; Church Orders Probe”! It repeats the PTI news and does not comment more. It is quite intriguing, amusing and shocking to note that the way the media that claims so many things about their credibility, stand and other journalistic virtues report in this way[10]. So when Christian priests rape women, only, church is empowered to order enquiry and police are not required! News18 reported that they have been transferred! So if you want transfer, rape married woman in church! Any reader can The media has been pathetic, anesthetized and anti-women when issues like this comes, because, evidently, it is of Christians. But, in secular India, why and how the women are also are treated differently? The  Deputy Editor of the, Businessline has been reasonable, sensitive and dealt with the sensitive issue directly giving suggestion for action as follows.

Kerala 5 pastor rape Jijo J. Abaham

Law of the land should deal with abuser priests of Kerala: The Malankara Orthodox Church, a wealthy and influential religious sect in the State, barred five of its priests from performing sacramental duties after allegations that they sexually abused a woman in Thiruvalla, a small town famous for its rich diaspora. Notwithstanding the suspension of the priests, the incident exposes the dark and ugly underbelly of religious institutions and the clergy, especially in Kerala where most factions of the church and organisations of other forms of faith command immense financial, social and political clout[11]. It is indeed shameful and shocking that the priests were able to blackmail the woman, who belonged to their own herd, by exploiting her own confession secrets and passing the information around, leading to further abuse. This and many similar incidents reported in the recent past expose the chinks in the counselling and confession apparatus of not just the church but also other religious organisations, pointing towards the need to demand more transparency in the operations of religious organisations, especially in the way complaints of abuse and exploitation are treated. Such incidents are, for sure, a blot on not just the Malankara Church but on all segments of Christian faith and casts a shadow over the way women and the vulnerable are treated.

Kerala 5 pastor rape - Husband complains-video

The Church does not act like AMMA, the body of Malayalam film actors in Kerala: Already, there have been allegations that religious organisations function in alarmingly patriarchal way at a time pontiffs such as Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church, a stronger and larger force in Kerala, are calling for more gender sensitive policies and offering more avenues for women in the affairs of the church. Hence, the Malankara Orthodox Church must take appropriate action against the priests if found guilty and should let the laws of the land, not just the rules of the church, deal with them, especially given that many people including the believers have expressed fear that the maximum punishment these priests would meet could be a suspension, which will bring matters back to the normal sooner or later. The civil society must be vigilant to make sure the Church does not act like AMMA, the body of Malayalam film actors in Kerala, which shamelessly — shocking rights organisations and gender activists — welcomed back into its fold Dileep, a superstar accused of orchestrating one of the most heinous episodes of rape and abduction on an actress[12].

The Catholic priests sexploited woman many times-TIMES Now

The husband complained in March, 2018, but, Chuch says the victim to go to police in June 2018: Speaking to TNM, the church now claims that it is not them, but the victim who should approach the police[13]. Authorities at the church told TNM, “Why should we approach the police when we have taken cognisance of the complaint and formed an internal committee to inquire?” Asked why the church has not approached the police despite receiving the complaint three months ago, a highly placed church official said that it is the woman who should approach the police[14]. “What is stopping the woman from going to the police? Why should we approach the police when we have taken cognizance of the complaint and formed an internal committee to inquire? Suppose this was a case involving a minor, we would have approached the police ourselves. But in this case, the woman is an adult and she can seek the help of police if she wants to,” the official said.

© Vedaprakash

28-06-2018

5 Catholic sex priests-VP

[1] India Today, 5 Kerala church priests suspended after ‘sex for silence’ audio clip,P S Gopikrishnan Unnithan , Thiruvananthapuram, June 26, 2018UPDATED: June 26, 2018 12:43 IST.

[2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF2B9VkX0nE

[3] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p37qb2gIhlw

[4] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNEseZ5Dkh0

[5] https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/5-kerala-church-priests-suspended-after-sex-for-silence-audio-clip-1269867-2018-06-26

[6] Daiji world, ‘Sex for secret:’ Malankara Orthodox Church suspends five priests, Tue, Jun 26 2018 08:11:34 AM.

[7] http://www.daijiworld.com/news/newsDisplay.aspx?newsID=515919

[8] DECCAN CHRONICLE, 5 Kerala church priests sexually abuse, blackmail married woman; suspended, Edited by : CHARUL SINGH, Published Jun 26, 2018, 6:52 pm ISTUpdated Jun 26, 2018, 6:53 pm IST

https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/260618/5-kerala-church-priests-sexually-abuse-blackmail-woman-suspended.html

[9] NDTV, Kerala Man Alleges Priests Sexually Abused Wife; Church Orders Probe, Kerala | Press Trust of India | Updated: June 26, 2018 22:55 IST.

[10] https://www.ndtv.com/kerala-news/kerala-man-alleges-priests-sexually-abused-wife-church-orders-probe-1873679

[11] The Hindu Businessline, God’s own abusers, P. Jinoy Jose, Deputy Editor, Published on June 26, 2018.

[12] https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/columns/from-the-viewsroom/gods-own-abusers/article24264198.ece

[13] The News Minute, Kerala ‘sex for silence’ row: Church passes buck to victim, asks her to go to cops, Megha Varier, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 12:21

[14] https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/kerala-sex-silence-row-church-passes-buck-victim-asks-her-go-cops-83735

 

Didde Ebenezer, pastor sexploits women from 2015 onwards – Victims come out, complaint filed, but escaped, secular media, women activists and tolerant groups keep quite!

October 20, 2017

Didde Ebenezer, pastor sexploits women from 2015 onwards – Victims come out, complaint filed, but escaped, secular media, women activists and tolerant groups keep quite!

Pastor Didde Ebenezer, Tadepalligudem mandal

The sexual crimes of Christian clergy in India: In India, the sexploitation of Christian priests have been increasing, alarming and nauseating, but, the media has been callously silent and indifferent. All sorts of sex violations, in fact leading murders and other serious crimes, have been reported, but, only few booked, adjudicated and jailed, whereas, most of others have been roaming with their frocks of different colours.  About Ram Rahim, the media blared, though, he has been a secular sexploiter. Had he been Hindu, the situation be different. After him, now comes Didde Ebenezer from Andhra. He has been virtually raping women for the last two years. Though Telugu media and local people have exposed, he has been roaming unscathed. The influence, he has with church or politics is inexplicable and not known.

Pastor Didde Ebenezer, women commission chief

On Deepavali day, complaint lodged by AP Women’s Commission chairperson: Didde Ebenezer has been evidently notorious and the victims exposed him. Expressing concern over the way a pastor allegedly subjected young women to sexual exploitation, AP Women’s Commission chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari, during her visit to Jagannadhapuram village of Tadepalligudem mandal in West Godavari on 18-10-2017 [Wednesday], instructed the police to arrest him and rescue four women reportedly confined by him[1]. Several women narrated to Ms Rajakumari how they were victimised by pastor Didde Ebenezer under the guise of running a Church at Jagannadhapuram[2]. “He would start by asking us to do simple things like giving him a massage, and then move his way up to more unspeakable actions. He would say that we have to follow whatever he says, or else something evil would befall us, no matter how disgusting his demand is,” a victim told media persons. Another victim alleged that the pastor was organise ‘special prayers’ and make women stand in the nude, in candle light. They also claimed that four women were under confinement with the pastor at present. The locals also alleged that the pastor’s male relatives also indulged in acts with women in the village. In other words, mass sex exploitation has been going in the name of god, church and divine activities.

Pastor Didde Ebenezer, Tadepalligudem mandal- TV9 video

Since 2015, Didde Ebenezer has been raping women: The victims informed the chairperson that the alleged misbehaviour of the pastor with young women was exposed in 2015 and a police case was booked. He has been exploiting women assuring them to make them to talk with God directly. However, for such divine exigency, certain rituals had to be followed, he insisted and explained to convince them. The poor women fell to his assurance and desire to talk with God agreed to be with him. Initially, he used to request favours like messaging his legs, hands, head and so on. Then, he used remove his shirt and asked them to message his back and front. In this way, indirectly, he induced them to develop instinct to have sex with him. Thus, he has been exploiting women regularly. In the house, where he was reportedly carried on such activities, used “Nirodh” packets were also found. Even after complaining to police, the women refused to return with parents. For this, one doctor explained that the women were mesmerized through some acts, so that they wanted to be with him only[3]. Moreover, they might have been drugged also, though he could not tell with confirmation, as such condition could be determined, only after testing. However, Ebenezer has been exploiting the women psychologically and physically.

Pastor Didde Ebenezer, Tadepalligudem mandal- Nirodh recovered

Nude prayers conducted with candle lit: The police made enquiries at the houses of the victims and others. According to the victims, the pastor was exposed in 2015 and a police case was booked. The man, however, reportedly managed to get the case struck off in a local court with his influence, they alleged. In one case, he promised to marry a victim, but later refused. He tried to settle with her in a different manner. This was revealed by her narration to TV9 channel[4]. Later, he shifted his accommodation to Madhuru village to avoid trouble at Jagannadhapuram village. This is also evidently to avoid the legal implications of jurisdiction and all. The victims said that the pastor was targeting good looking young women and was even organising candle-lit prayers with the women in the nude[5]. The Tamil media also carried the story[6]. Obviously, it has been picked up from Deccan Herald[7]. Though, the media has not explained the significance of “nude worship”, it is detailed below in the Chriatian context.  They informed her that four women were under confinement with the pastor at present.

Pastor Didde Ebenezer,victim- modus operandi-TV9 video

Victims explained how they were sexploited: Shocked at the ordeal of the women victims, Ms Rajakumari called up West Godavari SP M. Ravi Prakash and instructed him to arrest the pastor and get the four women released and handed over to the Women’s Commission. “We will immediately take him into custody, and free the women who are allegedly under confinement. We all had tears in our eyes when we heard the victims speak. This is not a normal incident. He has played with people’s life in a holy place like a church. We will prosecute him,” Rajakumari told locals, after the public meeting[8]. West Godavari Joint Collector said[9], “The allegations are shocking. We will ensure that he loses the title of ‘pastor’ and take strict action against him. We will find all the people responsible for the incident and assure action against all of them.” Later, she assured the women that she would fight on the issue until all the victims get justice. She said that as Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu was on a foreign tour, she would take it up to his notice to take stern action against the erring pastor after his return to the state.

Pastor Didde Ebenezer, victim complains - many-TV9 video

Why Andhra infested with Christian sexploitation?: Meanwhile, a group of supporters of the pastor raised slogans in his favour claiming that he is a good person. They refuted the charges against him as fabricated. Using the church as his shield Andhra Pradesh pastor Didde Ebenezer committed a lot of crimes. Chief among them being sexually exploiting young girls and women of his parish, another newspaper pointed out[10]. It added that[11]Earlier in September, there was another case of pastor abuse. The Renigunta rural police arrested Pastor Panneer Selvam, 54, for abusing a  minor near his house and allegedly forced himself on her.” That is why Andhra has been infested with the Christian sexploitation for many years has to be probed. Coming to Ebenezer, He does much publicity for himself and claims that[12] “he cares for HIV/AIDS through the social media Team members: Pastor.D.Ebenezer Didde, somebody”! So none knows that “nobody”. Evidently, he must have been wealthy enough to cover up everything and everybody to escape from the complaints and court proceedings.

Nude worship allowed in Christianity - Mail online

Why Nude worship in Church and how it is allowed?: In 21st century, one should ask as to how the nude worship is allowed in church and the Christians approve it. It is evident that it is allowed in USA under the guise of theology. Pastor Allen Parker, the leader of White Tail Chapel in the town of Southampton, said he came to the decision to allow naked worship after concluding the clothing requirements of other churches were overly ‘pretentious’, and decided his own flock should be free to forgo such materialism if they desire[13]. He believes he is in good company too, claiming many of the most important moments in the Bible happened while the protagonists were nude, including Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection[14]. Speaking to CNN, Parker said: ‘When he [Jesus] was born he was naked, when he was crucified he was naked and when he arose he left his clothes in the tomb and he was naked.’ ‘If God made us that way, how can that be wrong?’ he added.

Nude worship allowed in Christianity - theology

Nudity started from Genesis and hence Christians can indulge in nude worship: Parker is believed to have drawn at least some of his opinions on nudity from the book of Genesis, in which Adam and Eve were originally described as ‘both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed’. It was only after sinfully eating forbidden fruit from the Tree of Knowledge that Adam and Even are said to have seen their nudity as shameful, at which point they sowed fig leaves into loincloths. Although the church allows worshipers to attend services fully naked, many have decided they would rather continue to attend fully clothed, particuarly when in mid-winter, while others opt to just reveal their breasts or genitals. The idea is that nudity is ‘the great equaliser’, reminding all those gathered in the church that they are simple human beings and that, beneath any personal wealth or glamorous outward appearance, they are all more of less the same beneath the clothing. ‘There’s not a feeling that you have to be better than one another, physically. We’re humans, we have scars, we have what we have. It’s learning to love and accept that,’ Parker says.

Pastor Didde Ebenezer, Tadepalligudem mandal- Police enquiry

Christian Nude worship or mass sex exploitation or group sex – what has been going on?: But, how in India it is allowed is a question. In Karnataka, when women were practicing exclusively such worship without any controversy, the modernized persons made it controversy and banned it[15]. Here, ironically, the Christians not only tacitly accepting, but also justifying indirectly However, the sexploitation of many women nearly 20 as reported by the Telugu media by Ebenezer has been monstrous, gruesome and grotesque and cannot be allowed on any account. Strangely, all the liberals and torch bearers who give sermon on toleration and all are keeping quite. None could imagine that they do not read this news, as this has been going on for three years.

© Vedaprakash

20-10-2017

Pastor Didde Ebenezer, victim complains - many-TV9 video

[1] DECCAN CHRONICLE. Rajahmundry: Arrest pastor for abusing girls, Published Oct 19, 2017, 6:32 am IST; UpdatedOct 19, 2017, 6:32 am IST.

[2] http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/crime/191017/rajahmundry-arrest-pastor-for-abusing-girls.html

[3] Rapist Pastor || Victims demands stringent action || TV9 Effect, for details, see at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkhL41mu3d8

[4] AP Pastor’s dirty secrets exposed || TV9 Special Focus, For details, see at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNE4bkt6B44

[5] Church Pastor sexual harassment on Women at West Godavari | CVR News, for details se at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkWfPFiwQZ8

[6] தினகரன், ஆந்திர மாநிலத்தில் பரபரப்பு நிர்வாண பிரார்த்தனை செய்தால் கடவுள் ஏற்பார் என பாலியல் தொல்லை, 2017-10-20@ 00:59:03.

[7] http://www.dinakaran.com/News_Detail.asp?Nid=344197

[8] TheNewsMinute, Women tell tales of abuse by village church pastor to Andhra women’’s commission chief, Thursday, October 19, 2017. 09.16 IST.

[9] http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/women-tell-tales-abuse-village-church-pastor-andhra-womens-commission-chief-70211

[10] Asianet-newsable, Andhra pastor sexually abused women in the name of church, By Team Asianet Newsable | 01:47 PM October 19, 2017.

[11] http://newsable.asianetnews.com/andhra-pradesh/andhra-pastor-sexually-abused-women-in-the-name-of-evil-church

[12] https://in.linkedin.com/in/pastor-d-ebenezer-didde-5796a414

[13] Mail.online, ‘And they were naked – and not ashamed’: Church allows nude worship, by John Hall, Published: 09:34 BST, 11 Feb.2014, updated: 13.46 BST, March 6, 2016.

[14] http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2556548/And-naked-not-ashamed-Church-allows-nude-worship.html</p>

[15]The Hindu,  Nude worship banned, By Our Special Correspondent, Wednesday, Mar 05, 2003

SHIMOGA March 4. The Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate, Tushar Girinath, has imposed ban orders in connection with the annual jatra of Renukamba at Chandragutti in Sorab taluk. The jatra is scheduled to be held from March 9 to 14. The ban has been imposed to prevent “bettale seve” (worship in the nude). The order bans the congregation of people during the jatra within a radius of 5 km. of the temple under the provisions of the Section 35 of the Karnataka Police Act. Mr. Girinath has allowed the performance of rites during the jatra. He has passed an order banning sale of liquor during the jatra time in a radius of 5 km. of the temple. The Chandragutti jatra was marred in 1986 when enthusiastic activists tried to stop the devotees from worshipping in the nude. The angry devotees retaliated. In the melee, volunteers and police personnel were attacked and paraded naked.

http://www.thehindu.com/2003/03/05/stories/2003030501410400.htm