Thou shalt not let thine flock’s money go unpilfered. It’s in the Bible. Somewhere. I think
A longtime priest at St. Helena Church on Cleveland’s West Side has pleaded guilty to stealing $176,000 from the Romanian Catholic institution, a prosecutor said.
The Rev. Andre Matthews, 54, used some of the money to pay credit card bills, buy cars and pay tuition for a family member to attend Cleveland State University, according to Assistant County Prosecutor James Gutierrez.
Gutierrez said some of the money Matthews stole was raised through church-sponsored bingo.