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German paper exposes wealth of country’s bishops

November 02, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: The German journal Bild notes the vast riches of the German hierarchy. Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Berlin, for instance, takes in over $14,000 monthly in personal income.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Nov. 02, 2017 10:47 PM ET USA

    Kind of resembles the secular track to power. On the other hand, maybe he just needs the money to pay the rent on a humble apartment. Didn't Pope Francis do the same, as noted in this forum on 26 March 2013?