2nd Wilmington priest faces theft charge
Catholic World News - August 04, 2011
A priest of the Wilmington, Delaware diocese faces felony charges for allegedly taking over $300,000 from an elderly parishioner.
Father Michael Angeloni solicited the funds from his parishioner, saying that they would be used for charitable purposes. But instead he used the money for other--presumably personal--expenses. Prosecutors did not disclose how Father Angeloni spent the money, but another parishioner testified that the priest had said he was "in trouble" financially.
Father Angelini is the 2nd priest of the Wilmington diocese to face theft charges this year. In February Father Cornelius Breslin was charged with taking over $300,000 from other parishes.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($14,930 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!