German Bishop To Go Amid Abuse Probe

German Bishop to go amid abuse probe

The Vatican says Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of a leading German bishop who is being probed for allegedly physically abusing minors and financial misconduct. Pope Benedict XVI - Bishop - Misconduct - Pope Benedict - Sexual abuse

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