Pope summons Bishop to Vatican …
“The Pope has summoned Thatunkal to the Vatican to gather first hand information about the adoption row and other allegations against him,” Kerala Catholic Bishops council (KCBC) secretary and spokesperson Father Stephen Althara told agencies.
The Bishop was suspended following his decision to adopt the woman from Pathnamthitta as his daughter.
The Pope had yesterday issued a decree suspending the Bishop and appointing Verapoly Archbishop Daniel Acharuparambil as Apolistic administrator of the Kochi diocese.
The saga continues
Not a squeak. Not a word. No protest. How can the Pope (a head of a foreign country) institute an enquiry commission, suspend, summon, Indian nationals – and question their religious beliefs.
And what is the Indian Government doing? Siesta Manubhai …