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Priest admits to theft

Priest admits to theft

(Cleveland)- A longtime time priest at a westside Catholic church faces sentencing in July after pleading guilty to stealing $176,000 from his church. Reverand Andre Matthews is accused of taking the money from Saint Helena's Church on the city's westside.

He is believed to have used it on cars, to pay credit card bills and pay tuition for a family member at Cleveland State University.  

Some of the cash was proceeds from bingo. Saint Helena's is on West 65 Street and is a Romanian Catholic church serving upwards of 100 families.

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