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Gone to Hell: True Crimes of America's Clergy
Theft, extortion, embezzlement, mafia ties, drunk driving and even murder – these are the true stories of priests gone bad. It’s a dark and windy Easter in Toledo, Ohio when Sister Margaret is found murdered in the chapel, the victim of a Satanic ritual. Twenty years later her murderer is revealed to be the parish priest Father Gerald. Monsignor Skehan and Father Guinan em ...more
Paperback, 261 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by ECW Press
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After chapter 2 the book became boring. Every chapter presents the story of a Catholic priest who commits a crime involving his church. The first 5 stories cover embezzlement, a.k.a priestly entitlements which canon law somewhat permits. These 5 priests stole from collection plates, private donations or in one case, sweet-talked a parishoner into giving him money, property and finally, her estate. I wasnt wanting to read about horrific crimes or anything like that, just found it monotonous. The ...more