- Jan 18, 2020
A man arrested in Bridgeport, Conn., in 2013 for being part of a methamphetamine ring run by Monsignor Kevin Wallin has been sentenced to time served. Wallin, dubbed ‘Monsignor Meth’ in the local press, is presently serving a five-year prison sentence for operating the ring, which also used an adult novelty shop to launder its profits.
“Throughout the whole lesbian and gay community, particularly touched by the heinous crimes committed in Orlando, motivated by hate, driven perhaps by mental instability and certainly empowered by a culture of violence, know this: the Archdiocese of Chicago stands with you. I stand with you,” Archbishop Blase Cupich said.
Many years ago, when I was a catechist preparing 7th graders for confirmation, one of my students asked me a very serious question that I have not forgotten since: “If God knows everything, why do we need to ask Him for anything in our prayers? Since we can’t tell God