‘Cake porn’ mistress admits to taking $30K from parish school

Author: Isabel Vincent and Melissa Klein
Date Published: 10/11/2015
Father George Passias leaves St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in 2013 with his mistress, Edith Bouzalas. Photo: JC Rice
Father George Passias leaves St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in 2013 with his mistress, Edith Bouzalas. Photo: JC Rice
Father George Passias and Ethel Bouzalas
Father George Passias and Ethel Bouzalas
Ethel Bouzalas crushes a baked good for Father George Passias as part of a fetish act.
Ethel Bouzalas crushes a baked good for Father George Passias as part of a fetish act.

The mistress of pastry-porn priest George Passias helped herself to $30,000 on her way out the door as the parish school principal in a sex scandal that’s rocked the Greek Orthodox church.

Ethel Bouzalas, 45, admits grabbing the cash — tuition money paid by parents at St. Spyridon Parochial School — from a school safe in a soul-baring e-mail to Bishop Andonios Paropoulos, the chancellor of the Greek Orthodox church in the United States.

The Peruvian mom of three also told the bishop how she feels “used” and “hurt” by the 67-year-old Passias, who got her pregnant, and that she suspects she’s not his first mistress.

“I am not going to dare ask if Father George has done something like this before, although it seems as if . . . he has. Why should I doubt it?” she wrote in the e-mail seen by The Post.

“I’ve been left to bare [sic] the brunt of the scandal while he has safely hidden himself away. My sister says that I’ve been used and victimized for my money and that I am probably not the first victim who has fallen. I’m hurt like I’ve never been hurt.”

Bouzalas said she is in a “downward spiral.”

“My oldest son loves Father and now I have to tell him the truth,” she wrote.

The church last month suspended Passias as pastor of St. Spyridon Church in Washington Heights after his tawdry affair with Bouzalas was confirmed by church authorities. Passias then resigned.

Kinky sex tapes surfaced of the duo enjoying an odd fetish known as a “cake crush” or “cake sitting.” The priest watched as Bouzalas, wearing only a thong and stilettos, “smothered” a plastic-wrapped piece of banana bread with her behind and her feet.

In another video clip, provided anonymously to The Post, Bouzalas rubs her bare feet on the priest’s face and says, “That’s where you belong, right under my feet.”

When The Post first exposed the cozy relationship between Passias and Bouzalas in 2013, the priest denied any affair, maintaining the volunteer principal was his “spiritual goddaughter.”

After Passias took the pulpit at St. Spyridon in 2006, parishioners raised questions about the handling of church finances. Bouzalas was also the church treasurer.

Bouzalas, in her e-mail to the bishop, said her husband loaned “hefty amounts of cash” for school books and payroll. She claimed the money she took repaid those loans, which were made without documentation.

“Tom never gave monies in check form, always in cash as he deals in real estate and deals with a lot of cash transactions,” she wrote.

The bishop told Bouzalas to provide paperwork or possibly face being turned over to the authorities.

“Otherwise, there are those who will accuse you of stealing these funds, which will only compound what has already appeared in the press,” he wrote.

Paropoulos told The Post that Bouzalas would be returning the cash this week and it would be placed in an escrow account until an audit was completed.

Bouzalas’ husband Tom said Saturday that he is “estranged” from his wife, but still loves her and believes she was “mind-f–ked” by a cruel manipulator “who suffers from deviant behaviors.”

A group of former members and church leaders from St. Spyridon have asked the District Attorney to investigate the church.