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Cleveland Priest Sentenced to Life in Prison for Child Pornography, Exploitation

On Nov. 9, Father Robert McWilliams was sentenced to life in prison on convictions of sex trafficking of youths under 18, child pornography and sexual exploitation of children.

‘[Father Robert] McWilliams targeted a vulnerable population that is also our most valuable resource: our children,’ the court brief states. ‘His conduct is beyond serious and demands an appropriately lengthy sentence.’