Glasgow priest suspended amid probe over ‘inappropriate conduct’ with teenage girl

Daily Record

A catholic priest has been suspended amid a police probe into an alleged relationship with a teenager, church chiefs have confirmed.

Father John Sweeney, 41, was reported to prosecutors over incidents said to have happened with a 17-year-old girl in the past year.

The clergyman, who lead services at Saint Maria Goretti in Glasgow , is also accused of making a sectarian slur.

The investigation centres on allegations of “inappropriate conduct whilst in a position of trust”, reports The Scottish Sun .

Each alleged incident, including a sectarian breach of the peace, is said to have taken place at his parish between July 2016 and last month.

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