Vatican Intervenes in Indian Archdiocese Embroiled in Controversy
By T.K. Devasia
La Croix International
June 27, 2018
Indian Cardinal George Alencherry in the Vatican, in this file photo. (Photo by Maurizio Brambatti/MaxPPP)The Vatican has bypassed the Eastern-rite Syro-Malabar Church's decision-making synod and taken away the administrative jobs of three prelates of an archdiocese beset with financial controversy.Pope Francis appointed Bishop Jacob Manathodath of Palghat as the apostolic administrator of Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese on June 22. The bishop is mandated to stem financial...