Misappropriation of funds: Priest suspended

  • | Saturday | 15th February, 2020

By Express News ServiceKOCHI: The Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese on Thursday suspended Fr Prince Thykootathil, former assistant vicar of St George Forane church, Edappally, for a serious breach of discipline, including misappropriation of funds. The action was initiated by the archdiocese after rampant inconsistencies were observed in the accounting of monetary offerings received, said Fr Paul Karedan, spokesperson of the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese. “In one instance, the priest borrowed money saying that it was for treatment of his relative. Fr Thykootathil served as assistant vicar of the church for two years and he was in charge of the offerings received by the church. “We have evidence which the priest cannot deny proving that he was involved in ‘actions unbecoming of a priest.

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