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"Monsignor Meth"

A Catholic priest has pleaded guilty to selling methamphetamine from his flat in the US state of Connecticut.

Kevin Wallin admitted making more than $300,000 (£200,000) from drugs sent to him from California.

The 61-year-old bought an adult video and sex toy shop, Land of Oz and Dorothy's Place, to launder the drug money, prosecutors said.

Wallin is due to be sentenced on 25 June. The sentence, already agreed, is between 11 and 14 years in jail.

Prosecutors said Wallin had sold nearly 4lb (1.8kg) of methamphetamine.

He was the pastor of St Augustine Parish in Bridgeport, Connecticut, for nine years, before he resigned in June 2011, citing personal and health reasons.