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Watch: Epicentre With Marya Shakil

Jun 27, 2018 11:45 PM IST India India

These are people we look up to, men we go to seeking spiritual guidance and at times they end up abusing the faith and trust we place in them — making them not saints, but monsters. The Malankara Orthodox Church in Kerala has suspended 5 priests for allegedly using a woman's confession to blackmail and sexually abuse her for 3 years. A confession, that is promised to be kept confidential, was used against the woman. The husband of the victim approached the Church and they suspended the 5 priests and decided to hold an internal inquiry. They didn't file a police complaint or inform the police. Are religious institutions above the law?