- May 30, 2020
German prosecutors have charged a Catholic bishop with embezzlement after he allegedly took a six-figure sum from an elderly parishioner to buy himself a property.
Pope Francis has named Bishop Robert D. Gruss of Rapid City, South Dakota, to head the Diocese of Saginaw, Michigan.
Bishop Richard J. Garcia, who had headed the Diocese of Monterey since 2007, died July 11 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 71.