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German 'Bishop Of Bling' Booted From Office Over Lavish Spending

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Vatican announced it's removing a German bishop from office during a church investigation into his alleged lavish spending and perjury charges. The bishop met with the pope last Sunday. The accusations against the bishop, whose diocese is near Frankfurt, have shaken the German Catholic community, with many members calling for a thorough investigation into how the Church spends their money.

Source: NPR

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