Thursday, November 1, 2012

What Crime Gets Catholic Clergy Punished?

If a priest rapes a kid? No charges. No excommunication. Get a new parish. Rape more kids. Whatever.

If he should take the Catholic Church's money? You fucked up, man! Done! The Catholic Church and the law will not hesitate to prosecute to the fullest extent. The following concerns Father Caesar Belchez who... accused of embezzling nearly $312,000 in cash and making an additional $72,766 in unauthorized purchases with credit cards issued to the parish,...

Belchez was charged Thursday with two counts of theft and one count of access device fraud, each a third-degree felony. He faces up to 21 years in prison and maximum fines of $45,000 if convicted,...

DA: Central Pa. priest embezzled $384,000 from church