The latest allegations against Bishop of Limburg Franz Peter Tebartz-Van Elst suggest he knew his new residence would cost at least 20 million euros. Now, he has traveled to the Vatican to meet with church officials.
The former employee of the Limburg diocese has been on the authorities’ radar for weeks after suspicions were raised about the man's interest in child pornography.
Sometimes a picture says 1,000 words. Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump do not just have a difference of opinion; they have diametrically opposed views of the world, writes DW's Christoph Strack.
Ex-bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst does not have to pay damages to his former diocese. Germany's bling bishop was suspended after he wasted church money on a lavish residence.
Making his first official visit to the US, Pope Francis has been greeted at an official ceremony at the White House. An estimated 200,000 people gathered in Washington for a glimpse of the pontiff.
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