The Vatican again rejects the appeal of Sister Lucy

NEW DELHI: The Vatican rejected the second appeal filed by a nun against the decision of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation to expel her for not giving explanations about her lifestyle, which allegedly violated church rules, sources close to said Sunday The nun

A few months ago, the Congregation for the Vatican had dismissed Kalappura's first appeal challenging his expulsion. She filed the second appeal with the Vatican alleging that the disciplinary action was taken for participating in the protests of a group of nuns seeking to arrest a bishop accused of raping a fellow nun. The sister received a communication in Latin from the Vatican saying the appeal was rejected, said George Moolechalil of Justice for Sister Lucy, a social media platform that supports the nun.