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Cardinal Lehmann's reluctant look back at the Limburg affair

In an interview for the Frankfurter Algemeine, Karl Cardinal Lehmann, the bishop of Mainz and the most senior of Germany’s active bishops, talks about various topics – the Second Vatican Council, Helmut Kohl,¬†ecumenism, his upcoming retirement (expected for May of 2016), but standing out¬†is his reluctant assessment of the Limburg affair, the financial mismanagement which led to the forced retirement of Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst. 323 more words

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Looking backwards and forwards - Archbishop Burger begins

Following his consecration yesterday afternoon, Archbishop Stephan Burger looked both back and forward in his closing remarks. He first addressed the questions addressed to him between the announcement of his appointment on 30 April and today, and presented the motto he chose as an answer: 492 more words

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