An 81-year-old former vicar who married his 27-year-old Romanian toyboy lover has died alone in a Bucharest hospital – as his widow reveals he ‘cried for two days’ but is now ready to enjoy his inheritance.
Philip Clements, a retired Church of England vicar, passed away overnight on May 31 in a hospital room that was closed to visitors amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The sums have shocked onlookers, dwarfing as they do the funds Germany deployed in the wake of the 2008 financial crash. Yet they are consistent with a broader push by European institutions to co-ordinate more than ever the recovery from recession of the EU economy.
The effort was already under way last year, aimed at counteracting a slowdown in GDP growth: after accelerating through 2017 and 2018, it had started fizzling out. The pandemic has turbocharged the response and brought the EU’s main actors together in a way not seen since the days of François Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl.
Martin Gugino struck his head on the pavement when he fell. The video shows blood pooling around his head. He is recovering in hospital.
WKBW reports that the officers will be charged with assault in the second degree, a class D felony.
“Of course, we too want the perpetrator to be found at long last.
“Let’s hope the German investigation can provide greater clarity.”
He made two visits to Christian sites this week: St John’s Church near the White House, where he held up a Bible in a move condemned by critics as a mere photo opportunity; and a visit on Tuesday to lay a wreath at the shrine of Pope John Paul II, also in Washington.
Polling by the Public Religion Research Institute suggests why: it found increases in Christian support for him in March, before the coronavirus measures and Mr Floyd’s death. From March to May, his popularity with white evangelical Protestants fell from 77 per cent to 62 per cent, and among white Catholics from 60 per cent to 37 per cent.