This panoramic image (a composite of 9 photographs) shows part of the exterior of the bishop's residence in Limburg, Germany.
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October 28, 2013 German Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst has been suspended by Pope Francis after reports about lavish spending on renovations at his residence in Limburg. Now, the home he spent tens of millions of dollars on may be put to use as a refugee center or soup kitchen.
Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst.
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October 23, 2013 In Germany, Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst is at the center of a controversy over millions spent on renovations at his residence and offices.
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