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'Bishop Of Bling' Has Been Found

AP | Posted 12.31.2013 | Religion

BERLIN — BERLIN (AP) — A German bishop removed from his diocese by the Vatican following a furor over the spiraling cost of his new residence ...

Pope Francis Brings Down Hammer On 'Luxury Bishop'

AP | GEIR MOULSON and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 10.31.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis expelled a German bishop from his diocese on Wednesday pending the outcome of a church inquiry into...

'Bishop Of Bling' Recalled To Rome

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 10.15.2013 | Religion

BERLIN -- BERLIN (AP) — A German bishop under fire for lavish spending traveled to Rome on Sunday for talks at the Vatican, church officials said, p...

Felix Genn, German Bishop, Attacked During Easter service

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUENSTER, Germany — Police say a man attacked the Roman Catholic Bishop of Muenster with a broom handle during an Easter service in the city's c...

Walter Mixa, German Bishop, Accused Of Brutally Beating Orphaned Girls

Times London | Roger Boyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the Pope's closest conservative allies in Germany, Bishop Walter Mixa, has been accused of brutally beating and flogging children in his care. ...