Posts Tagged ‘dioceses’

Pell advises new bishops not to sell land

Friday, February 5th, 2016

The Vatican’s finance chief has told new bishops that they must not sell land. Cardinal George Pell addressed recently ordained bishops in Rome last September. The Tablet reported that the text of what he said has been released in a book of all the talks given to the bishops. The Prefect of the Holy See’s Read more

German bishops reveal wealth, lose Catholics

Friday, October 18th, 2013

The high-spending behaviour of the Bishop of Limburg has promoted other German bishops to reveal the value of their private endowments — and encouraged a growing number of Catholics to leave the Church. After being accused of lavish spending, Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Limburg has travelled to Rome to meet officials at the Vatican, Read more