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Until the parish priest decides to die for his flock, the Church will remain on life support.
August 20, 2019 (Crisis Magazine) — It’s coming up on 20 years since my uncle, Msgr. Thomas Wells, was murdered in his Maryland rectory during a somber late summer night. Deputy state attorney Kay Winfree called the scene spine-chilling: as gruesome as anything she’d ever encountered.
His body was marked by deep stab wounds around his head and neck, accompanied by many dozens of slashes to various other parts of his body, like stigmata from hell. His murderer, Robert Paul Lucas, followed the well-worn path of a cold-blooded killer, hiding his outdated brown-and-beige van amid a metallic forest of other dilapidated vehicles tucked away off a country road.
An alcohol- and cocaine-fueled homeless tree trimmer carried out Satan’s handiwork. But that’s only part of the story of the murder of one of the most beloved priests in the history of the Archdiocese of Washington.
The groundwork was laid by bad Catholic priests. ….
Published with permission from Crisis.