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Posted: October 24, 2013 at 5:12 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is a crisis of confidence that will be hard to overcome.” — Guenther Geis, dean of the cathedral chapter in the Limburg, Germany, diocese, on Pope Francis’ decision to indefinitely expel Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst pending an inquiry of the bishop’s new $43 million residence complex

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