Priests in New Jersey, Virginia face charges for dipping into parish funds
CWN - November 05, 2010
A New Jersey priest has entered a guilty plea and a Virginia priest faces felony charges in two cases involving diversion of parish funds.
Msgr. Patrick Brown of Morris County, New Jersey, admitted that his tax returns did not take into account the $63,000 he had taken from parish collections. Father Joseph Quoc Hai-Nguyen faces 11 embezzlement charges for allegedly misappropriating funds from parishes in the Richmond, Virginia diocese.
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 five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($27,219 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
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!