El Paso bishop sues priest to recover funds missing from parish

El Paso Catholic Bishop Armando X. Ochoa has sued a controversial priest and his brother, alleging they mishandled thousands of dollars in church money.

The Rev. Michael E. Rodriguez, who was reassigned from San Juan Bautista Parish, El Paso, on Sept. 20, 2011, to Santa Teresa de Jesus Parish in Presidio, Texas, denied any wrongdoing.

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Rodriguez wrote four controversial advertisements, which ran in the El Paso Times, speaking out against the elected officials and the gay lifestyle.

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