Just when one would think that the hypocrisy of the Catholic Church could not get any more outrageous, along comes Monsignor Kevin Wallin (pictured at left), a prominent priest and pastor at St. Augustine’s Cathedral in Bridgeport, Connecticut, who underscores the reality that the Church hierarchy ought to be spending its time cleaning its own vile house instead of attacking normal gays and seeking to deprive us of civil legal rights. You see, the good Monsignor has been indicted on drug ring charges. Moreover, it seems he has a proclivity to cross dress and engage in gay sex in the rectory. The escapades of Wallin makes those of Fr. Thomas Donovan - who recently had to call 911 while hand cuffed when some bondage hookup went bad - look like a veritable choir boy. Queerty has coverage on Wallin's criminal indictment. Here are excerpts:
Monsignor Kevin Wallin, a prominent priest and pastor at St. Augustine’s Cathedral in Bridgeport, Connecticut, was indicted this week for allegedly taking part in a crystal meth ring.
If that wasn’t strange enough, “Msgr. Meth,” as he’s been affectionately dubbed, used to take part in some kinky sexual practices in the rectory.
The Connecticut Post reports:
While [he was] pastor of St. Augustine’s, sources said he often disappeared for days at a time; and rectory personnel became concerned and notified diocese officials when Wallin, sometimes dressed as a woman, would entertain odd-looking men, some who were also dressed in women’s clothing and engaging in sex acts. In addition, diocese officials found bizarre sex toys in Wallin’s residence, the sources said.
Wallin was relieved of his duties in May 2012, at which point he was free to pursue his true passion, namely sex shops and meth:
In his post-priesthood, Wallin, 61, bought an adult specialty and video store in North Haven called Land of Oz that sells sex toys and X-rated DVDs. Investigators believe the shop helped him launder thousands of dollars in weekly profits.According to his indictment, Wallin was moving upwards of $9,000 of meth in a week. He was arrested on January 3 after a joint investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Connecticut State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force:
"News of Msgr. Kevin Wallin’s arrest comes with a sense of shock and concern on the part of the Diocese and the many people of Fairfield County who have known him as a gifted, accomplished and compassionate priest,” said Brian Wallace, director of communications for the Diocese of Bridgeport.
One of those people was Maria Spencer-Fonseca, a long-time parishioner at St. Augustine. “There is an evil invading our world and it has come to our church,” she said Thursday. “This was a work of evil—and I am praying for the monsignor.”
Note the attempt to blame "evil" or more likely the devil rather than admit that the priesthood seems to attract a disproportionately number of psychological damaged men.