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Brazilian bishop resigns; charged with diverting diocesan funds

September 12, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop José Ronaldo Ribeiro of Formosa, Brazil. The bishop faces criminal charges, along with a number of priests of the diocese, for alleging taking 2 million real (about $485,000) in church funds for personal use.

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