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A former nun's tell-all story senior details illicit relationships, sexual harassment and bullying in the convent where she spent three decades is causing ructions in the Catholic Church in the south Indian state of Kerala.
In Amen - an autobiography of a nunSister Jesme says when she became a nun she discovered priests were forcing novices to have sex with them.
There were also secret homosexual relationships among the nuns and at one point she was forced into such a relationship by another nun who told her she preferred this kind of arrangement as it ruled out the possibility of pregnancy. I want to express my feelings and to explain what happened to me I want people to know how I have suffered," she said, speaking from the town of Kozhikode.
I have concerns for others. In her book, she nasty that while travelling through Bangalore, she was once directed to stay with a purportedly pious priest who took her to a garden "and showed me several pairs cuddling behind trees. He also gave me a sermon on the necessity of physical love and described the illicit affairs that certain bishops and priests had".
The priest took her to his home, stripped off his clothes and ordered her to do the same.
She also alleges that while senior staff turned a blind eye to the actions sex more experienced teenies gogousenet, novices were strongly punished, even for minor transgressions. She was not allowed to go home after she learnt her father had died.