Top German bishop steps down after drunk-driving arrest

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BERLIN (RNS) Bishop Margot Kaessmann, the first female head of Germany’s Protestant church, stepped down from her position Wednesday (Feb. 24) amid controversy surrounding her arrest on Saturday for drunk driving. Kaessmann, 51, said she had made a “serious mistake” which she “deeply” regretted, reported the EPD, the official news service of the Evangelical (Lutheran) […]

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