Samuel A. Greene, Jr.
Summary: founder of
Christ of the Hills Monastery that closed amid scandal over the alleged
sexual abuse of novice monks and a fraudulent weeping Virgin Mary
painting who had pleaded guilty in 2000 to indecency and was sentenced
to 10 years' probation, but who was due in court on Sept. 14, 2007
where prosecutors planned to seek to have his probation revoked.
Cause of Death: Apparent suicide
Born: August 9, 1944
Died: September 17, 2007
Location: Blanco, Texas