By: KDKA-TV News Staff
FAIRCHANCE, Pa. (KDKA) – A priest in the Greensburg Diocese is facing sexual abuse charges.READ MORE: Shortage Of Truck Drivers A Leading Cause Behind Supply Chain Issues
The alleged victim is a former altar boy and police say the victim told them Father Andrew Kawecki forced him to have sex when he was 11.READ MORE: Eradicate Hate Global Summit To Kick Off In Pittsburgh On Monday
According to the victim, the assaults allegedly continued for three years in the backroom of Saint Cyril and Methodius Church in Fairchance.MORE NEWS: Deadline Day To Register To Vote In Pennsylvania For Upcoming Election
Kawecki has served in 15 parishes in the Greensburg Diocese since being ordained in 1980.