Father William is an ambitious Catholic priest and former Vietnam veteran sucked into a world of crime, drugs, and duplicity. He investigates the murder of an old army buddy of his which leads him to a mysterious femme fatal, named Angelica. She draws him into a world of surreal weirdness while helping him look for his friend's killers. In so doing Father William stumbles upon a huge conspiracy to use his church as a central point for a variety of crimes. The crime trail leads from a corrupt local sheriff to the shady archbishop who is not who he appears to be.