Illinois priest starts 60-day jail term for stealing parish funds to support gambling
Catholic World News - August 17, 2011
An Illinois judge has sentenced a Catholic priest to a 60-day jail term for stealing nearly $300,000 from parish funds.
Father John Regan admitted that his conduct had been "absolutely wrong." He said that he stole the money to support a gambling addiction.
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 October expenses ($33,317 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!