All donations of parishioners as a bet!

All donations of parishioners as a bet!

There is no secret that gamblings have always been condemned by a church. Such games are considered to be human weakness that should be being coped with, eradicating passion for gambling. However, a good marksman may also miss therefore, even priests sometimes visit a casino.

Thus, the priest John Regan did so. He changed his ecclesiastical vestment into casual clothes to spend his spare time in the casino. Regan used 300 thousand dollars as his first bankroll. That money was donation which had been collected by congregation.

An unskillful game of the priest and mad bad luck that evening became the reasons of his quick loss of all the money he had taken with. Afterwards, Regan sadly joked that his plea to God had not been heard; otherwise we would have won for sure. The priest had to confess what he had done to avoid a serious scandal concerning that case. Of course, a sinful deed of the priest was greatly condemned by his colleagues and the leadership of the Catholic Church. After that memorable case in the Catholic Church the bans on gambling have been toughened.

 
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