January 21, 2018
Kochi: Pamphlets were distributed against the chief of the Syro Malabar Church Cardinal Mar George Allencherry in Catholic churches today across the state.
The notices were distributed an outfit Archdiocesesan Movement for Transparency criticising the cardinal for allegedly involving in corrupt practices while selling land property.
The notices were distributed by outfits if priests and faithfuls. The title of the pamphlet says the facts of land deals of Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese. The cardinal and two other priests were involved in the sale of the land to clear debt that piled up due to starting of Medical College, it said.
The previous cardinal had decided not to start the medical college. Overlooking the stand of the previous cardinal, the present cardinal and others had sold the land of the Syro Malabar Church, which is unit of the Catholic Church based in Kerala.