Chicago prison chaplain charged with aiding imprisoned Mafia boss
Catholic World News - June 09, 2011
A Catholic priest in Chicago has been charged with helping an imprisoned mob leader conduct business from behind bars.
A federal indictment charges that Father Eugene Klein, a prison minister, passed messages for Frank Calabrese, an organized-crime figure who is serving a life sentence for involvement in 13 murders. The priest allegedly violating the conditions that were imposed for his conversations with Calabrese, taking conveying messages to the mobster’s associates.
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