A former Catholic priest who was sentenced Thursday to two years of imprisonment for possession and dissemination of child porn, said his crimes were his revenge against God.
A New Jersey court sentenced Kevin Gugliotta to up to two years in jail and ruled that he must be registered as a sex offender for 25 years for one count of disseminating child pornography, according to Christian Today.
Police arrested Gugliotta, then a priest in the Archdiocese of Newark, in 2016 and charged him with 40 accounts of spreading child pornography. Gugliotta told officers that he had downloaded and spread the illicit materials to spite God, who he believed was attacking him by causing him to lose high stakes poker games.
“That was his reason. He’s not happy that’s how he felt, as the judge indicated. There are other ways to handle issues and handle anger,” defense attorney Jim Swetz told WNEP.
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