Germany: local Catholics leaving Church over bishop’s spending
October 17, 2013
Some Catholics in Limburg, whose bishop is under fire for overspending, are formally renouncing their Church membership, according to an Agence France-Press wire story.
20 local Catholics left the Church on October 10, 18 on October 11, and 29 on October 14.
Last year, 295 Catholics in Limburg, and 118,000 throughout Germany, left the Church.
- German Church fears shrinking flock over 'bling bishop' (AFP)
- German bishop, under fire for overspending, in Rome to meet with Pontiff (CWN, 10/14)
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