Pope accepts Brazil bishop resignation

Monsignor Machado stopped for drunk driving

(ANSA) - Vatican City, December 16 - Pope Francis on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Brazilian bishop Paulo Sergio Machado as head of the diocese of the city of Sao Carlos.
    The 70-year-old monsignor was stopped in September, when Brazilian police observed him zig-zagging through a Sao Carlos intersection, almost colliding with another vehicle and almost running over a pedestrian.
   

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