Nun The Less

In a historic show of solidarity, a group of nuns in Kerala has forced the church and the state to finally act against a bishop who had allegedly raped one of them. V Shoba in Kochi listens to the sisters who dared

A Prayer for My Sister

She lives in a cloistered world of silence and submission. Endurance is her supreme prayer. She is out there on the street today, demanding justice for the one who has allegedly been raped by a bishop. Pitted against a patriarchal church and an indifferent state, a nun’s life is a lone battle. And it all returns to her body

Between Man and God

Dalit priests have found acceptance in neighbouring Kerala, but in Tamil Nadu, will the wait ever end for non-Brahmins to enter the sanctum sanctorum?

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