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Church investigation after Kerala bishop adopts woman visionary

October 20, 2008

Following a September adoption of a 26-year-old woman by Bishop John Thattumkal of Cochin, his metropolitan archbishop and the papal nuncio have launched an inquiry. The woman, who is daughter of a Syrian Orthodox priest, has allegedly had visions that allowed the bishop to unearth financial irregularities in his Latin Rite diocese.


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