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Priest Accused of Groping Teen Pleads Guilty to Indecent Assault

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — A catholic priest from Pottsville accused of groping a teenager pleaded guilty to indecent assault. Father Kevin Lonergan lives in Potts...
Kevin Lonergan
Kevin Lonergan

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — A catholic priest from Pottsville accused of groping a teenager pleaded guilty to indecent assault.

Father Kevin Lonergan lives in Pottsville but worked at a church in Allentown.

He was removed from the ministry last year.

Lonergan is set to be sentenced early next year.