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Ex-Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused in a sexual abuse/rape of a nun in Kerala has stepped down.
You all might be aware of the case and it’s proceedings through mainstream media.

An image with following text is viral

‘Whatever happened between me and nun, it is not rape. It is the Holi Ritual of enlightenment to feel the Magical Existence of Holi Jesus at the end of the act’: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of Rape.: ANI

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“Just In : I was experimenting with her about the concept of Virgin Mary giving birth to Jesus Christ. We were just trying to see if she can give birth to a holy child after being Virgin or not, How is experiment a crime ? – Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who is accused. – Times How”

Following post by Dilip Kumar has more than 4600 shares

Later he thanked people for sharing his fake news –


Madhu Kishwar Tweets the same fake image –


Another one from Times How – 

Truth –

First of all wrong spelling of Holy i.e. Holi could be a giveaway.

This is false, just a satire. This was posted by a satire twitter handle “The UnPaid Times

It’s bio says –

“Indian Satirical News Website. Don’t believe in rumours. We bring you best news. “

You can see clearly that the image is made by an online tool to create breaking news lookalike at top right corner


The man whose post went viral, shared another satire from same Unpaid News

Recently another such satire made way to the whatsapp even. A fake twitter account posted under name “Maulana Muhammad Muneeb ur Rehman” tweeted a Sholay Movie photo of Amitabh and Dharmendra (Jay and Veeru in movie) claiming –

“These two brothers were distributing free food to orphans,when israeli snipers shot one of them .
Jamal is now fighting for his life,please pray for him .
UN are you watching this ?

The account has been suspended now

A Fake photo from Year 2014 was used which was laughed off by Al Jazeera

Source – Boomlive

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Later he said “Yes Adarsh… it’s from . and I posted this because it has classic rude / black humor!!”


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