Local priest removed from public ministry for sexual misconduct

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PEORIA, Ill. — A local Catholic priest accused of sexual misconduct with a minor has been removed from public ministry.

63-year-old Terry Cassidy has served at churches in Peoria and elsewhere in the region since 1984.

He was pastor at Saint Ann Church in Peoria since 1999.

The allegations date back nearly 30-years.

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