Brazilian Bishop resigned

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  • Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Brazilian bishop who is under investigation by local authorities.
  • The Vatican announced the resignation of Bishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira and named Archbishop Orlando Brandes of Aparecida as a temporary replacement.
  • de Oliveira is being investigated for extortion, illicit enrichment and the coverup of alleged cases of sexual harassment.
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