Priest resigns after admitting fatherhood

LOS ANGELOUS (CNN) - A Roman Catholic bishop in California resigned after admitting he fathered two children with the same woman.

The children are now teenagers.

Pope Benedict the 16th accepted Gabino Zavala's resignation on Wednesday.

In his role as an auxiliary bishop, Zavala was responsible for 66 parishes in the area.

The Vatican will select a replacement.

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