Former Norfolk Catholic priest Father Anthony McSweeney jailed for child abuse

EDP 24

Former Norfolk Catholic priest Anthony McSweeney has been sentenced to three years in jail for assaulting a teenage boy at a children’s home in west London between 1979 and 1981.

McSweeney, 68, abused the 15-year-old between 1979 and 1981 while working at Grafton Close Children’s Home in west London.

A sexual harm prevention order was also made against him.

The once part-time chaplain at Norwich City FC was leading the congregation at St George’s Church in north Norwich when the claims against him emerged.

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