Pope Francis accepts resignation of German ‘bling bishop’

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:38 EDT
google plus icon
  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page
Pope accepts resignation of German ‘bling bishop’ (via AFP)

Pope Francis has formally accepted the resignation of Germany’s controversial bishop of Limburg, the Vatican said in a statement Wednesday. Franz-Peter Terbartz van Elst, nicknamed the “bling bishop” by the international media, had been under fire for…

Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
AFP journalists cover wars, conflicts, politics, science, health, the environment, technology, fashion, entertainment, the offbeat, sports and a whole lot more in text, photographs, video, graphics and online.
By commenting, you agree to our terms of service
and to abide by our commenting policy.