Cuyahoga County

Priest jailed for stealing from parish looking to be released

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - The decision whether to release a priest, serving time for theft, early from prison was delayed for 30 days. 

Fr. Andrew Matthews, longtime pastor at St. Helena, a Romanian Catholic Church, was in court Tuesday morning for a hearing.

That decision was delayed because the family is selling the property that was supposed to be used as restitution.

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