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Germany’s “Bling Bishop”, who sparked outrage after spending €15,000 of diocese money on a bathtub and €350,000 on walk-in wardrobes, has been suspended after falling foul of the famously frugal Francis I.
... me too, you`ve got to love the man.
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Love the new pope, love love love...love the new pope. ( that's a jingle in my head)
I'm not even religious, but damn, that man is really turning some heads among me and my agnostic/atheist friends.
Benedict’s very different successor, Francis I, has repeatedly called for a back-to-basics approach, however, and has said he wants today's Catholic Church to resemble Francis of Assisi's "Church of the poor".