CLEVELAND: A Catholic church’s pastor has been arrested in Cleveland for allegedly soliciting sex in a park.
The Plain Dealer of Cleveland reports (http://bit.ly/1gy9F96 ) that the Rev. James McGonegal (Muh-GAHN’-ee-gul) approached a park ranger who was in plainsclothes at Edgewater Park on Friday.
Cleveland Catholic Diocese records show the 68-year-old McGonegal has been at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church since the 1980s, and has been a priest since 1971. He is the church’s pastor.
A message was left for him Saturday at the church offices.
The Diocese released a statement saying it has a policy of cooperating with civil authorities in such matters.