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    German Catholic 'luxury bishop' summoned to Rome to...

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    The Catholic Church and German prosecutors are investigating a bishop over allegations of wildly extravagant spending and lying under oath.

    Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst is said to have flown first-class to India to visit the poor.

    Summoned to Rome where he reportedly flew with Ryanair, he met senior Vatican officials who are set to decide whether he can stay in office.