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A listing of bishops who have been forced from office

Catholic World News - June 15, 2012

The Italian journal L'Espresso provides an interesting list of bishops who have been removed from office--in some cases asked to resign, in others actually dismissed by the Pope--before reaching the regular retirement age.

The list includes bishops who have been accused of gravely immoral conduct, gross mismanagement, or unorthodox teaching.

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