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In this 2016 file photo, Bishop Robert W. Muench of Baton Rouge, La., visits a flood evacuation shelter in Baton Rouge. Pope Francis accepted the Louisiana bishop's resignation June 26. Bishop Muench is 75 years old, the age at which canon law requires bishops to turn in their resignation to the pope. (CNS/courtesy Father Paul Yi)