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Priest Accused of Drug Addiction and Other Scandals

Father John Corapi has been accused of drug addiction and sexual improprieties and has been forced to cancel multiple Catholic Charities fundraising events as a result. While the sexual misconduct may not surprise many readers, the reports of drug addiction may be somewhat scandalous.

The charges, made by a former employee, have rocked the Illinois county where Father John Corapi resides and all those who trusted the Father.

The Director of Catholic Charities is Frank Vonch. He says: “Obviously, we are devastated. We have been working for almost two years building support for this event and we have been looking forward to a very special day. The proceeds would have provided vital support to our many Catholic Charities ministries. But at this moment, I don’t know how we’re going to recover the expenses of our preparations, much less forgo the contributions we have been anticipating to help fund our programs for children.”

What does Father Corapi say about his alleged drug addiction and the other charges? He released a statement on his website that stated: “On Ash Wednesday I learned that a former employee sent a three-page letter to several bishops accusing me of everything from drug addiction to multiple sexual exploits with her and several other women