This May 13, 2015 file photo shows a framed portrait of the ousted Bishop Rogelio Livieres Plano, that hangs on an office wall in Paraguay's Ciudad del Este diocese. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz, File)
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Rogelio Livieres Plano, a former bishop in Paraguay who was revered by some for building a successful seminary but who was ousted by Pope Francis amid several controversies, has died.Livieres Plano died Friday in a hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from complications related to diabetes, Asuncion Archbishop Edmundo Valenzuela told The Associated Press.Valenzuela said a group of Paraguayan clergy recently visited Livieres Plano in Buenos Aires.He studied law at the Catholic University of Asuncion and in 1978 was ordained a priest.In 2004, he was named bishop of Ciudad del Este. Livieres Plano also had a very public dispute with the Rev. Pastor Cuquejo, at the time the archbishop of Asuncion.Valenzuela said the former bishop will be buried in a cemetery in the Recoleta neighborhood of Buenos Aires.
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