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‘Monsignor Meth’: Priest Accused of Drug Dealing, Having Sex in Church Rectory
Time ^ | 1/22/13 | Charlie Campbell

Posted on 01/23/2013 6:11:07 AM PST by RummyChick

It’s just like Breaking Bad, but replace the mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher with a prominent Catholic priest. Monsignor Kevin Wallin of Bridgeport, Conn., is facing trial for selling up to $9,000 of methamphetamine a week and has been relieved of his ecumenical duties after superiors learned of his alleged penchant for gay sex on church grounds.

The 61-year-old was suspended from duties at Bridgeport’s St. Augustine Cathedral in May as a result of his increasingly erratic behavior. “We became aware that he was acting out sexually — with men — in the church rectory,” Brian Wallace, a spokesman for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport, told the Connecticut Post. A source also told the paper that Wallin allegedly enjoyed dressing in women’s clothes. However, the monsignor continued to receive a stipend from the diocese until his Jan. 3 arrest at his apartment on drug charges, according to a report in the Connecticut Post. (The diocese denies any knowledge of alleged narcotics peddling by Wallin.)

(Excerpt) Read more at newsfeed.time.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic
KEYWORDS: newtown; sandyhook
Maybe Child Molesting Priests are really common all over the US but the data on the Diocese in the Sandy Hook area is STAGGERING.

No telling how many victims there really are and how many lifes ruined....and how many victims there are of those victims.

1 posted on 01/23/2013 6:11:16 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

The next Inquisition needs to be internal.


2 posted on 01/23/2013 6:14:11 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: RummyChick
"And sources told the Connecticut Post Wallin may have laundered drug money through an adult video store he owned."
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/meth-priest-chased-cash-article-1.1243357

That adult video store should have been a clue


3 posted on 01/23/2013 6:14:30 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

“But Wallin, who worked as a personal secretary to Edward Cardinal Egan for years when Egan was Bishop of Bridgeport, told parishioners a different story, one said.”

As one poster here has said, it’s almost like that area recruited child molesting Priests.

Or maybe the Vatican just sent them there.


4 posted on 01/23/2013 6:16:31 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Well “Rectory” does sound a lot like “rectally” doesn’t it?


5 posted on 01/23/2013 6:18:07 AM PST by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: RummyChick

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/22/monsignor-meth-kevin-wallin-the-kinky-priest-who-sold-meth.html

Diocesan officials had been shocked enough by the reports of cross-dressing and of visitors of similar inclination as well the discovery of what were described as “unusual sex toys” in Wallin’s residence. Now there were allegations that Wallin owned a store that sold such toys along with XXX videos. Even worse, he was charged not just with using drugs, but also with selling them, and on such a scale he could spend the rest of his life in prison.

And this was not just any priest in any archdiocese. Wallin had been the longtime personal assistant and closest confidant to Edward Egan when he was bishop in Bridgeport, the two of them often going to see Broadway shows in New York. Egan had continued the archdiocese’s tradition of shuffling priests accused of sex crimes against children and of discounting the pain of the victimized. He reviewed the file of one priest named Laurence Brett, whose many young victims included 10-year-old who had been violated by being shown a crucifix and told that if he did certain exercises he could have abs like Christ.


6 posted on 01/23/2013 6:18:11 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

http://www.eurekaencyclopedia.com/index.php/Category:Diocese_of_Bridgeport_Cases


7 posted on 01/23/2013 6:21:48 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: Buckeye McFrog
The next Inquisition needs to be internal.

Seriously. Like a ton of bricks. When God asks why I haven't been to church in awhile, I'll just mention this kind of thing. Fix this and I might think about it.
8 posted on 01/23/2013 6:22:11 AM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: RummyChick
“We became aware that he was acting out sexually — with men..."

surprise, surprise

9 posted on 01/23/2013 6:22:40 AM PST by PGR88
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To: wolfman23601

This is a thread with more info on the Drug Dealing Cross Dressing Porn Video Priest


10 posted on 01/23/2013 6:23:33 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Hang him high.

I won’t be praying for him.

He made his choice, and worse he is one studied in Theology, sworn to Celibacy, and is not ignorant of what he did.

He is worse than a Judas,he has destroyed lives while in the guise of a committed clergy. A Monsignor no less.

We all know that the Monsignors, Bishops and even Cardinals are picked from the ranks of Priests and I have long suspected that some of these higher ups had ulterior motives for hiding Homosexuals in the Priesthood.

It is time the Church stopped telling us to stop owning guns, stop trying to stop amnesty, and telling us to approve of Obama care and started clening their own house no matter how high up they have to go.

Many things are in action to destroy Christianity today, The ACLU, the fight against school prayer, the fight against the Bible, it is unimaginable that the Church is destroying itself by not putting a stop to Homosexuality in it’s midst.

If there are not enough straight Priests to perform the duties of Pastors then close the Church’s rather than put people like this in them

These things put all priests in a bad light. They leave parishioners suspiscious and they shake our faith.
When we need to nourish our faith in these troubled we have the devil working in our Church.


11 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:16 AM PST by Venturer
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To: 98ZJ USMC

This along with Cardinal Bernard Law formerly of Boston, now hiding out in the Vatican brought up on charges of accessory to rape, conspiracy to hiding evidence,etc. When I see him doing the perp walk in cuffs...


12 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:49 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Actually, the first Inquisition was initially internal, affecting only baptized Catholics and aimed at investigating immorality and unorthodox teaching primarily among the clergy, although it spread rapidly outside of its original scope once political forces and powerful individuals discovered how useful it was in attacking their “enemies” and successfully coopted it, particularly in Spain.

The Inquisition was also active in the New World, with headquarters in Mexico City and Lima, Peru, and the main focus was the clergy. A number of them were put to death for immorality (either homosexuality or sexually abusing the native peoples), enslaving the natives, or syncretism (dabbling in Indian witchcraft customs). Now that’s an Inquisition we could all get behind...


13 posted on 01/23/2013 6:29:42 AM PST by livius
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To: RummyChick

I AM THE DANGER

14 posted on 01/23/2013 6:30:20 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: 98ZJ USMC

It really is disgusting AND EVIL

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/25/world/europe/25vatican.html?pagewanted=all

“In 1993, with complaints about Father Murphy landing on his desk, Archbishop Weakland hired a social worker specializing in treating sexual offenders to evaluate him. After four days of interviews, the social worker said that Father Murphy had admitted his acts, had probably molested about 200 boys and felt no remorse.”


15 posted on 01/23/2013 6:31:19 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: 98ZJ USMC

I can appreciate how you feel, but the Catholic Church and Jesus Christ parted company more than 1000 years ago! Let me remind you also that you can’t bargain with Jesus, because even a Marine Corps Veteran has no leverage. You need Jesus, He doesn’t need you.


16 posted on 01/23/2013 6:31:41 AM PST by STD ( People say 'It's as plain as the nose on your face' but none of us can see theirs!)
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To: livius

Thanks for that information, I know that many catholics will be in heaven. God’s no respecter of persons; the big wheels here on Earth , either be absent, or cleaning bathrooms and holding the door.


17 posted on 01/23/2013 6:36:36 AM PST by STD ( People say 'It's as plain as the nose on your face' but none of us can see theirs!)
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To: livius

Thanks for that information, I know that many catholics will be in heaven. God’s no respecter of persons; the big wheels here on Earth , either be absent, or cleaning bathrooms and holding the door.


18 posted on 01/23/2013 6:36:36 AM PST by STD ( People say 'It's as plain as the nose on your face' but none of us can see theirs!)
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To: 98ZJ USMC
Fix this and I might think about it.

Amen....

19 posted on 01/23/2013 6:36:42 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: RummyChick

“Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles officials maneuvered behind the scenes to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.”

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/21/16629865-church-files-show-attempts-to-protect-molester-priests-in-los-angeles


20 posted on 01/23/2013 6:37:19 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

“After Egan became Cardinal in New York in 2000, he issued what seemed to be an apology for the archdiocese of Bridgeport’s failure to act against the abuse. He remained so unpopular that he became the first cardinal in New York history not to remain until he died in office. He announced from his retirement that he had not really apologized after all.“I did say if we did anything wrong, I’m sorry, but I don’t think we did anything wrong,” Egan said last February.”

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/22/monsignor-meth-kevin-wallin-the-kinky-priest-who-sold-meth.html

This is the guy who presided over the Child Molester that was at St Rose of Lima . It appears he may have been there at the time Lanza was a boy,


21 posted on 01/23/2013 6:42:41 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: STD

If Jesus is God or an incarnation of God, as Christians seem generally to believe, it is certain that one can bargain with God. Abraham, Noah, Jonah... The list goes on and on. Do you reckon he stopped negotiating when Jesus was born? Maybe that is the case. I’m not a Christian, therefore it’s the Hellfire for me, according to Christians. At the same time I figure there must be an eternal punishment for a guy like this no matter how many Hail Marys he recites. Nu?


22 posted on 01/23/2013 6:55:11 AM PST by golux
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To: RummyChick
Absolute power corrupts. Holding positions that are beyond reproach and suspicion makes it easier.

So...not much supervision from above? Or...was it encouragement?

23 posted on 01/23/2013 6:59:09 AM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: RummyChick; All

these are the people Obama courted in is second inagural speech.

these are the people california sought to cannonize in the public schools.

these are the people who demand special rights for their mating behavior.


24 posted on 01/23/2013 7:06:09 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: RummyChick
This is the guy who presided over the Child Molester that was at St Rose of Lima.

When was Wallin at St. Rose of Lima?
25 posted on 01/23/2013 7:11:45 AM PST by drjimmy
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To: RummyChick

How is this related to Sandy Hook???


26 posted on 01/23/2013 8:27:44 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Venturer

Jesus told us how these offenders should be handled—Mark 9:42 (”And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he were cast into the sea”).


27 posted on 01/23/2013 8:28:27 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

I’m for that.


28 posted on 01/23/2013 9:39:40 AM PST by Venturer
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To: drjimmy

read that sentence again.

Who was over the Child Molester at St Rose of Lima when Lanza was there???

Although, Wallin was associated with Egan as closest personal confidant and secretary when Egan ran Bridgeport.

It should run CHILLS up the spin of anyone living in that area that Egan felt like he did nothing wrong hiding, lying, and exposing kids to child molesters.

Who else is a child molester in that area??????


29 posted on 01/23/2013 11:06:15 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: Uncle Chip

You are a real piece of work. I suppose it’s okay for you to have a ring of Child Molesting Priests. How many of these Priests was Adam Lanza exposed to...and where does the story of the purple van and the Nun outfit come into play.

Something is wrong in this community.

Registered Sex Offenders in Bridgeport is 490 to 1.

In Chicago it is 1,044 to 1

DC is 672 to 1

NYC 3908 to 1

Aurora Colorado 536 to 1

But I would like to know something.

When a school goes on lockdown isn’t there a procedure for a Monsignor to actually be required to make sure his students are okay or can he just go run off leaving them exposed to GOD KNOWS WHAT????!!!


30 posted on 01/23/2013 11:15:54 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Read this Interview of Egan who admits he thinks he did nothing wrong

http://www.connecticutmag.com/Connecticut-Magazine/Web-Exclusive-Content/February-2012/Egan-Ten-Years-After/


31 posted on 01/23/2013 11:24:21 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Interesting response to Egan’s interview.

http://www.tremontsheldon.com/news/detail/response-to-cardinal-egans-recent-interview-in-connecticut-magazine/

44 Priests. HOW MANY VICTIMS OVER THE YEARS?????????????

Of course, we know now there were more Child Predators in that Diocese - and maybe still more that haven’t been discovered.


32 posted on 01/23/2013 11:51:39 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Littleton, CO 335 to 1

http://www.city-data.com/so/so-Littleton-Colorado.html


33 posted on 01/23/2013 1:00:20 PM PST by wolfman23601
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To: RummyChick

Btw, for those that are not keeping up with the Pedophile Priests in the Bridgeport Diocese

John Castaldo may have been there at the time when Lanza was a boy.

So what do we have:

The Franklin Cover Up

The Vatican Cover Up

The Penn State Cover Up

All three of the above are related

Then we have

Mk Ultra

And a Project Called Orion that may or may not have really existed as exposed by someone who was a Target of the Clintons.

There are some really messed up people in this world.


34 posted on 01/23/2013 1:47:15 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

This certainly needs to be looked into further.


35 posted on 01/23/2013 1:50:49 PM PST by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I'm just amused.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog; BlackElk
The next Inquisition needs to be internal.

The inquisition, by its nature, is internal (whoever told you otherwise misled you) ...

And seriously, we could use a good, solid inquisition right here in the USA. More than 10 years ago, members of this forum were strongly suggesting the necessity of an American Inquisition.

36 posted on 01/23/2013 1:55:05 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: STD
I can appreciate how you feel, but the Catholic Church and Jesus Christ parted company more than 1000 years ago!

"Reminding" people of blatant falsehood wastes your time, discredits you, and insults the intelligence of your audience.

If that's what you want, keep up the good work.

37 posted on 01/23/2013 1:57:48 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: RummyChick

It was mentioned in an article I read that Adam Lanza’s mom was a Catholic and went to church on Sundays.

I hope Adam was not molested by the guy! Maybe the pervert activity inspired an enemy to call in that bomb threat to the local catholic church after Adam’s crime.


38 posted on 01/23/2013 3:53:49 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Every Church Inquisition (the word means "investigation," "judicial inquest") IS internal. There are also State Inquisitions (e.g. Spain) which are answerable to the monarchs --- but that's a whole 'nother thing.

And yes, I have a favorite Inquisitor: St. Turibius of Mongrovejo (also known as "Toribio"). A lawyer for the Inquisition, he traveled South America --- the vast Diocese of Lima ---convening hearings on corrupt clergy, many of them guilty of oppressing native people via theft of their land, slavery, and concubinage.

He was not looking to punish them (via imprisonments or execution or anything of the sort.) His aim was to expose their deeds, compensate their victims, and order them to repent, and if they did not repent, depose them.

What a man. Wish we had more of his sort today.

39 posted on 01/23/2013 5:34:34 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God." 1 Peter 4:17)
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To: Venturer
These things put all priests in a bad light.

Yes. There are so many good and great men... such shame.

40 posted on 01/23/2013 6:36:14 PM PST by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

” “Reminding” people of blatant falsehood wastes your time, discredits you, and insults the intelligence of your audience.

If that’s what you want, keep up the good work.”
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Dealing with them is like a horror movie “Night of the Living Protestants”.


41 posted on 01/23/2013 6:43:50 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

I have to remember that most Protestants I meet, particularly in the real world, don’t act like that.


42 posted on 01/23/2013 7:07:55 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
well, the first inquisition WAS internal -- it only had jurisdiction against those who were baptised Catholics. It had no jurisdictions against Jews or others. Also the Spanish Inquisition in particular had no Protestants because there weren't any Protestants in Spain (the Calvinist version had no favor among Spaniards or Italians etc) -- the primary ones this was targetted against were Moriscos and Marranos -- this is in context of the Reconquista when Spain won freedom from the Moslem Moors.

Some converted (Marranos) and there were doubts if they were really Christian or retained Moslem sympathies

I think the entire thing was wrong, but it was a product of its time.

The modern sweeping out needs to be again done, yes, but this time with excommunication

43 posted on 01/24/2013 3:38:42 AM PST by Cronos
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