Church Rebellion Days Numbered for Controversial German Bishop

A German bishop who has faced controversy for years because of his luxurious lifestyle -- including lavish jewelry and a first class flight to India -- is facing growing criticism. Many believe his days in office are now numbered.
Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the Bishop of Limburg, has become the subject of Catholic Church protests in Germany.

Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the Bishop of Limburg, has become the subject of Catholic Church protests in Germany.

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