Lavish Bishop Catholic Leader Accused of Making False Statements

The bishop of Limburg was already under fire for cost overruns on his luxurious new headquarters, and on Thursday he suffered another setback. Prosecutors have accused him of making false statements in affidavits.
German Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst is at the center of a Catholic Church scandal in Germany.

German Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst is at the center of a Catholic Church scandal in Germany.

Foto: Arne Dedert/ dpa
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