Dating a former nun
Unable to take it anymore, she abandoned her robes in 1999 but continued her service to humanity by establishing a modest orphanage at Wayanad in north Kerala.According to Jose Pazhukaran, the writer who helped Mary put together the memoir, she literally begs door-to-door to raise the resources for her orphanage.In a biographical sketch titled , to be released next week, she heaps more ignominy on the Church.Sister Mary talks in vivid detail about the extreme pain she had to endure during her tenure with the congregation: physical and psychological oppression, the sexual permissiveness and abuse prevalent among some of the nuns and priests, and the harassment she faced for sticking to her values and commitment to service.These words are still throbbing in my heart and that is why I am a mother of orphans,” says Sister Mary.has gained exclusive access to the excerpts of the book to be published next week by Kairali Books, Kannur.
The mother, an Italian named Luccia, was informed too.She also talks about the miserable sense of abandonment, rathen than sacrifice or service, that some of the nuns feel.For the Catholic church in Kerala which is already under attack with a wide range of allegations ranging from oppression of its nuns, abuse, suicides and inappropriate sexual behaviour, the new book will certainly be further bad publicity.There was this church hospital at one of the convents when I spent my time there. I came to know that a doctor at the hospital and a nun had an affair.Once when a patient was brought to the hospital in a critical condition, the doctor was found missing.
Once I noticed that one of the nuns mostly stayed in her room with the doors bolted.