Hungary bishops resigns amid investigation for fraud, other crimes

From the Associated Press:

Hungary's Catholic Church says that a bishop whose diocese is being investigated by police and prosecutors for fraud and other crimes has resigned.

The Hungarian Conference of Catholic Bishops says that Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Mihaly Mayer and named Andras Veres to temporarily oversee his duties in the Diocese of Pecs, in southern Hungary.


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