Father Kevin Lonergan
Diocese of Allentown (Pennsylvania)
Arrested: August 2018
Assigned as follows:
- St. Jane Frances de Chantal (Easton, PA)
- Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena (Allentown, PA)
- St. Francis of Assisi (Allentown, PA)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Kevin Lonergan:
About one week after the groundbreaking grand jury report was published in August 2018, Fr. Kevin Lonergan of the Diocese of Allentown was arrested on charges that he touched a 17 year old girl in a sexually inappropriate manner, and also send her nude images of himself. The complaint was made to law enforcement in June 2018.
According to media reports, Lonergan knew the victim from St. Francis of Assisi parish in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He obtained her cell phone number from another parishioner and used social media, such as Snapchat – which transmits photos and videos that disappear after watching – to contact her.
His current whereabouts are unknown.
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