Paraguay Bishop Livieres Plano asked to step down

(AGI) Vatican, Sept 25 - Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Planoof the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ciudad del Este in Paraguayhas been asked to relinquish his duties. Pope Francis has askedMonsignor Ricardo Jorge Valenzuela Rios, Bishop of Villaricadel Espiritu Santo to serve as apostolic administrator for thetime being. Msgr. Livieres Plano has been caught up ininvestigations into a case of paedophilia. The Vatican said itsdecision was taken in a pastoral spirit for the good of theChurch as a whole. . .

(AGI) Vatican, Sept 25 - Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Planoof the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ciudad del Este in Paraguayhas been asked to relinquish his duties. Pope Francis has askedMonsignor Ricardo Jorge Valenzuela Rios, Bishop of Villaricadel Espiritu Santo to serve as apostolic administrator for thetime being. Msgr. Livieres Plano has been caught up ininvestigations into a case of paedophilia. The Vatican said itsdecision was taken in a pastoral spirit for the good of theChurch as a whole. . .