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Offline Asteriktos

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« on: August 26, 2017, 01:28:47 PM »
Priest kept child porn as 'revenge' on God for poker losses

A New Jersey priest says he was trying to get revenge on God for poker losses when he collected computerized child pornography at his weekend home in northeastern Pennsylvania, according to his attorney and court records.

The Rev. Kevin Gugliotta was sentenced Thursday to 11½ to 23½ months in the Wayne County jail, receiving credit for 10 months he’s already served. He pleaded guilty in March to a single count of disseminating child pornography after prosecutors dropped dozens of other charges that he possessed and distributed child porn.

Pretrial records show the 55-year-old Gugliotta told probation officers he felt God was attacking him when he lost poker tournaments and games, and got “revenge” by collecting the porn...

Gugliotta had previously been suspended from ministry in 2003 for allegedly molesting a teenage boy in the 1980s. But because the incident occurred when he was still a layman and before he entered the priesthood, the Archdiocese of Newark ruled he could not be punished and quietly reinstated him in 2004. He went on to have a long career in the priesthood, including ministering to youth groups...

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Re: Gugliotta
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 01:39:36 PM »
Just when you think you've heard it all, kiddie porn as revenge on God for sucking at poker. 
Mor Ephrem is a nice guy.  Just say sorry and it will all be ok. Say I had things that were inside troubling me but I didn't know how to express appropriately. I will not behave that way again but I am seeking help.

thank you so much Mor ephrem you are a hero!

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Re: Gugliotta
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2017, 01:58:12 PM »
The mind boggles! The goings on in the Romanian OC reported in a couple threads recently pale in comparison.

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Re: Gugliotta
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2017, 02:00:30 PM »
The Rev. Kevin Gugliotta was sentenced Thursday to 11½ to 23½ months in the Wayne County jail, receiving credit for 10 months he’s already served
Really?  Judges these days don't even realize how serious something like this is.
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Re: Gugliotta
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2017, 02:24:31 PM »
I quickly glanced at the headline and read that it was a revenge by God for his imprudence betting.  If only, but it's actually sillier and sicker.

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Re: Gugliotta
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2017, 05:53:29 PM »
When I first saw this thread, I misread the word and thought it was about Goliath -- It was sort of a Goliath mistake. :police:

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Re: Gugliotta
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2017, 12:24:30 AM »
Yeah, he showed God!
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