It seems the New Investiture Controversy is going to get settled.
With extreme prejudice.
The Bishop of Linz has been summoned to Rome to explain himself.
Word is, Pope Benedict is handling the matter personally.
Here's the burning question: will the bishop have to cut his own wood switch, or will Benedict have a drilled paddle waiting for him?
Hot times in the old town tonight!
Catholic Culture reports that Rome has folded.
Bishop-Elect Wagner's resignation has been accepted.
This is a sad time for the Church...