Robert Zollitsch

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Name: Robert Zollitsch
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

“Bishop of Bling” Officially Resigns

Pope Francis, formerly Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, accepted the official resignation of Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, of Limburg, in Germany. The resigning churchman’s spending angered his congregation and earned him the nickname “Bishop of ... [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Pope removes German high-spending 'bling bishop' after inquiry, says he'll get another job

, EDT. VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Wednesday permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his 31 million-euro ($43-million) new residence complex caused an uproar among the faithful.Francis had temporarily expelled Monsignor Franz-Peter ... [Published 610 CKTB - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

The story of the 'Bling Bishop'

What are the allegations?As early as the beginning of 2012, Limburg Bishop Tebartz van Elst made headlines with a flight to India. He had said that he had flown there to support charity projects to help children in Bangalore, working in quarries. A noble ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

» First woman to lead German Protestants says she will speak out

Ulm, Germany (ENI). Bishop Margot Kässmann, the first woman to lead the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), has pledged to work to promote relations with other Christian denominations, something that originally inspired her in her church work.'There ... [Published Mega Christian Website - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cardinal Marx elected president of German bishops' conference

Cardinal Archbishop Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, in Rome March 12, 2013. Credit: InterMirifica.net.Cardinal Reinhard Marx was elected head of the German bishops’ conference Wednesday, succeeding Robert Zollitsch, Archbishop Emeritus of Freiburg ... [Published EWTN News - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

'I'll make Catholic Church heard in Germany again'

Munich Archbishop Reinhard Marx was elected following five rounds of voting. Photo: DPAPublished: 12 Mar 2014 16:12 GMT+01:00Updated: 12 Mar 2014 16:12 GMT+01:00Germany’s Catholic Church has a new leader after Munich's Archbishop was chosen to head the ... [Published The Local Germany - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Elected President of German Bishops' Conference

Key Papal Adviser Takes Over from Archbishop Robert Zollitsch Rome, March 12, 2014 ( Zenit.org ) | 0 hitsThe 60 year-old Archbishop of Munich and Freising was elected today with a slim majority at the bishops’ Spring plenary assembly in Münster. Cardinal ... [Published Zenit - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Cardinal Reinhard Marx voted as new head of German Bishops Conference

Marx said he saw his nomination Wednesday as a great challenge, adding that he'd have to "pull back in the next few days and collect my thoughts."His new role as head of the German Bishops Conference is in addition to his duties as the coordinator of ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

Glimmer of hope or an illusion?

A lot has been happening on the Catholic front in the last few months. Some things make me hope that there will be a religious revival. There undoubtedly is a lot of optimism. Other things, on the other hand, instil the fear that this ‘promised land’ ... [Published Times of Malta - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 1 reports

German bishops tell Vatican: Catholics reject sexual morality rules

(Archbishop Robert Zollitsch (R), head of the German Bishops’ Conference, speaks during a news conference in Vatican October 14, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi) Germany’s Catholic bishops, responding to a worldwide Vatican survey, said on Monday ... [Published FaithWorld - Feb 03 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2013 - Updated Oct 22 2013 - 1 reports

Allowing remarried Catholics to take communion is like seeing the Greenland icecap melt | Andrew Brown

Moves are afoot in Germany to bring the Vatican's approach to remarriage in line with reality. Pope Francis's humanity is having a positive influence The other night I was drinking with an American Catholic nun and her daughter. The mother had been ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Oct 22 2013]
First reported Oct 21 2013 - Updated Oct 21 2013 - 1 reports

‘Bling bishop’ called to explain himself to Pope Francis

Bishop of Limburg , dubbed the ?bling bishop? by the press for his extravagances, was received by the pontiff after a tense week?s wait in Rome. A Vatican statement confirmed the audience but did not offer any further details.Tebartz-van Elst hit the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 21 2013]

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“Bishop of Bling” Officially Resigns [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 26 2014]
The story of the 'Bling Bishop' [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 26 2014]
Pope removes German high-spending 'bling bishop... [Published 610 CKTB - Mar 26 2014]
» First woman to lead German Protestants says s... [Published Mega Christian Website - Mar 19 2014]
Cardinal Marx elected president of German bisho... [Published EWTN News - Mar 13 2014]
'I'll make Catholic Church heard in Germany again' [Published The Local Germany - Mar 12 2014]
Cardinal Reinhard Marx voted as new head of Ger... [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 12 2014]
Cardinal Reinhard Marx Elected President of Ger... [Published Zenit - Mar 12 2014]
Glimmer of hope or an illusion? [Published Times of Malta - Mar 09 2014]
German bishops tell Vatican: Catholics reject s... [Published FaithWorld - Feb 03 2014]
Pope Francis Suspends German Bishop Accused of ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 27 2013]
Pope Francis Expels Limburg Bishop [Published WebProNews Feed - Oct 23 2013]
Pope Suspends Bishop For Pimpin’ It Too Hard, Yo [Published Wonkette - Oct 23 2013]
Allowing remarried Catholics to take communion ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Oct 22 2013]
‘Bling bishop’ called to explain himself to Pop... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 21 2013]
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German bishops tell Vatican: Catholics reject s... [Published FaithWorld - Feb 03 2014]
(Archbishop Robert Zollitsch (R), head of the German Bishops’ Conference, speaks during a news conference in Vatican October 14, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi) Germany’s Catholic bishops, responding to a worldwide Vatican survey, said on Monday ...
Pope Francis Suspends German Bishop Accused of ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 27 2013]
Since being elected to the Chair of Peter in March, Pope Francis has emphasized simplicity and humility --particularly for career-minded or high-living clerics--along with fiscal responsibility and transparency, through his examination of the ...
Pope Suspends Bishop For Pimpin’ It Too Hard, Yo [Published Wonkette - Oct 23 2013]
Pope Francis I has suspended Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Limburg for pimping out his official residence like some kind of Romish rap star, at a cost estimated to be as much as $55 million. The Vatican press office released a brief statement ...
Allowing remarried Catholics to take communion ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Oct 22 2013]
Moves are afoot in Germany to bring the Vatican's approach to remarriage in line with reality. Pope Francis's humanity is having a positive influence The other night I was drinking with an American Catholic nun and her daughter. The mother had been ...
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