Supreme Priest ‘Pope’ Francis Expels Rapist Keralite Priest

(Kochi)Supreme Priest ‘Pope’ Francis Expels Rapist Keralite Priest
: Pope Francis has expelled a Kerala priestconvicted of rape from all priestly duties and rights,
Syro-Malabar Church priest Robin Vadakkumchery is currently serving a jail term for impregnating a 16-year-old girl in Mananthavady diocess
He was suspended from priestly duties soon after the news about his crime was reported in early 2017.
A POCSO court in Thalassery last year had sentenced Vadakkumchery to 20 years of Rigorous Imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs three lakh on him.
The priest, 50, was the vicar of the local church in Kottiyur in Kannur district and manager at the school where the victim was studying.
He was arrested two years ago while trying to flee to Canada.