Delaware priest indicted for theft from parish funds
Catholic World News - February 04, 2011
A Catholic pastor in Delaware has been indicted on charges of theft and falsifying records, with prosecutors charging that he made personal use of parish funds.
Father Cornelius Breslin wrote checks to himself amounting to more than $358,000 from the accounts of two parishes in Wilmington, prosecutors say. The attorney general of Delaware began an investigation of the parish finances after receiving a report from the Wilmington diocese indicating that something was amiss.
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 ($33,204 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!