the money trail
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jan 22, 2007
"In his 14 years as pastor, Father Moynihan has dedicated himself to deepening the faith of his parish family and displaying a genuine concern for the spiritual welfare of both young and old."
That's Bishop William Lori of Bridgeport, Connecticut, speaking to parishioners at St. Michael the Archangel in Greenwich.
Brace yourself. You know it's coming, right?
Good news: It's only about money.
Bad news: Lots of money. A half-million dollars are missing.
The diocese cautions all and sundry to realize that Father Moynihan may be guilty of nothing worse than sloppy financial management. (Really sloppy.) Having relinquished his pastoral duties he is now taking "a period of rest and reflection." Because as they teach students at the Wharton School, rest and reflection are the best methods of improving financial-management skills.
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