#Vatican suspends ‘#BlingBishop’ who spent €31m renovating property

#Vatican suspends 'Bling Bishop' who spent €31m renovating propertyfrom independent.co.uk: 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. In a last minute nod to cost-cutting the Bishop of Limburg, Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, flew into Rome at the weekend on Ryanair after been summoned to explain his lavish spending, following protests from local church-goers.

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