Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:
The bishop became at the end of 2013 discredited because he had his official residence reconstructed for more than 30 million euros. There were, among other things, 15,000 euros earmarked for a new bath. Also Tebartz-van Elst bought art for 450,000 euros, and he had an invisible speaker system installed.
A portion of the amount that the diocese are reclaiming is the money that the bishop spent on unused designs for the renovation. For additional planning costs it is said that 2.2 million euros too much were allocated.
A spokesperson for the…
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