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Mystery as Pope Francis accepts archbishop's sudden resignation

Posted on AllSides May 28th, 2024
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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of an archbishop who served in the role for less than a year, the Vatican has said. Francis "has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the metropolitan archdiocese of La Plata, Argentina, presented by Archbishop Gabriel Antonio Mestre," the Vatican said in a statement on Monday. No reason was given for Mestre's sudden resignation. The Vatican has been contacted for comment via email. Mestre said in a statement on Monday that he had recently been summoned to Rome to "discuss some aspects...

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