Pope removes German 'bling bishop' from post (30)

USA TODAY 2014.03.26 13:59
Associated Press Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst.(Photo: Arne Dedert, AP) VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his 31 million-euro ($43-million) new residence complex caused an uproar among the faithful. Francis had temporarily expelled Monsignor Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst from Limburg in October pending a church inquiry into the affair.
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