Ex-Priests and Ex-Nuns belonging to Syro-Malabar Church joined together at Kochi in a National Conference organized by Kerala Catholic Reformation Movement (KCRM) and have formed a National Organization, KCRM -Priests, Ex-priests, Nuns Association.
The Convention called at St. Francis Nagar, Palarivattom Kochi on 28th Feb 2015, was inaugurated by Prof. M V Mathai. KCRM State secretary Shri KK Jose Kandathil presented certificates of honour to all the ex-clergy individuals present on the occasion. The convention discussed in detail the difficulties that these ex-clergy individuals face in the society and decided to establish special shelters to accommodate everybody. The Convention also decided to fight for their rights as citizens of India. The conference vehemently criticized the present Church practise of recruiting aspirants at a premature age of 15years. Fr. John Kochumuttom, Shri George Moolechalil, Fr John Kavalakkatt, Shri. Paul Ankamali, Fr John K Thekkedam, Shri Joseph Velivil, Fr. K P Shibu, Adv. Varghese Parampil, Sr. Maria Thomas, Sr. Anitta, Sr Molly, Prof. mathai, Shri. Samuvel Koodal, Adv. Cherian Jose Karuparampil, Antony babychen and Miss. Cisili Thomas addressed the meeting.
National Office bearers of ‘KCRM- Priests, Ex-Priests, Nuns Association’
Shri Reji Njallaani – Kattappana (Chairman) Contact No. 9447105070,
Fr. Mani Parampett – Palaghat (Vice Chairman), Fr. Thomas Vettikkal – Karnataka (Vice Chairman), Fr Wilson – New Delhi (Vice Chairman), Swami (Dr) Snehananda Jyoti – Munnar (Vice Chairman),
Fr K P Shibu – Kochi (Gen. Secretary),
Sr maria Thomas – Kozhikode (Secretary), Babychen – Palghat (Secretary), Fr John – Salem (Secretary), Sr Molly – Pala (Secretary),
K George Joseph (Joint Secretary), CV Sebastian – Arppookkara (Joint Secretary), Fr Abraham Kootthottil (Joint Secretary), Shri George Moolechalil (Joint Secretary).
Shri K K Jose Kandathtil– Kottayam (Treasurer) Phone: 8547573730