The priest has served in 15 parishes in the Greensburg Diocese since 1980.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

FAIRCHANCE, Pa. (KDKA) – A priest in the Greensburg Diocese is facing sexual abuse charges.

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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.

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According to the victim, the assaults allegedly continued for three years in the backroom of Saint Cyril and Methodius Church in Fairchance.

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Kawecki has served in 15 parishes in the Greensburg Diocese since being ordained in 1980.