French bishop resigns, accused of 'inappropriate' behavior

April 6, 2017 12:06 PM

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PARIS – The French Catholic Church says that a French bishop has resigned at the Vatican's suggestion because of accusations of an "inappropriate pastoral attitude."

The French Conference of Bishops said in a statement that Pope Francis accepted Monsignor Herve Gaschignard's resignation Thursday, noting the "gravity" of the situation.

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