Fr. Wayne E. Wigglesworth

Religious Order:  Josephite

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago


Worked in Baltimore area from 1960s to 1980s. Met his wife when she was teenager at church. Married her when family learned she was pregnant at 19. She found child porn on computer in 2007 and left him. He would visit her in rehab center (auto accident). Police warned him after he made improper calls to 9 yr old boy he met there. Arrested 8/09 in Chicago after caught in car w/ 15 yr old boy he met online. More child porn found. Pled guilty 1/11. Sentenced 8/12 to 10 yrs prison and 10 yrs probation.


Post-Tribune 08.21.09; NWI 08.26.09; NWI 08.31.09; Post Tribune 09.02.09; MyFoxChicago 09.17.09; NWI 11.07.09; NWI 01.07.11; Post-Tribune 01.26.11; Post-Tribune 01.28.11; Post-Tribune 08.07.12