From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today.What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex or email us at ABC.WorldNews@abc.com and they could appear on World News.
Pope Suspends ‘Bishop of Bling’
The pope suspended the so-called “Bishop of Bling” today. After spending $42 million to renovate his home in Germany and $20,000 on a bathtub, the bishop was summoned to the Vatican for a face to face with the pope. The Vatican will not say how long the suspension will last.
Dad’s Selfies With Newborn Go Viral
Isn’t this one for the family album? A new dad’s 4-week-old daughter, Macy, has a gift for making funny faces. Eddie Wheeler of Ontario, Ore., decided to have some fun with it and mirrored her precious faces one by one. He says he did it for the grandparents who live far away and he didn’t want them to miss little Macy’s unforgettable expressions. He first shared the photos on his Facebook page and later on Reddit and the photos have since gone viral.
Koala Walks Into a Bar
A koala bar was caught on camera waddling through the lobby of an Australian hotel, passing guests and going straight to the bar. He was captured and released back into the wild.