A penthouse, limousines and private jets: Inside the globe-trotting life of Bishop Michael Bransfield

By Shawn Boburg and Robert O’Harrow Jr. It was billed as a holy journey, a pilgrimage with West Virginia Bishop Michael J. Bransfield to “pray, sing and worship” at the National Shrine in Washington. Catholics from remote areas of one of the nation’s poorest states paid up to $190 for hotel rooms and overnight bus …