Lawsuit moves forward against priest accused of sex abuse

A lawsuit will move forward against a Greenlawn priest who has been accused of sexually abusing a girl. As News reported, a 21-year old woman

As News 12 has reported, Father Gregory Yacyshyn was accused of sexually abusing a young girl at St. Francis of Assisi in Greenlawn over a decade ago. A lawsuit was filed last year in that case.

As News 12 has reported, Father Gregory Yacyshyn was accused of sexually abusing a young girl at St. Francis of Assisi in Greenlawn over a decade ago. A lawsuit was filed last year in that case. (12/16/15)

GREENLAWN - A lawsuit will move forward against a Greenlawn priest who has been accused of sexually abusing a girl.

As News 12 reported, a 21-year old woman accused Father Gregory Yacyshyn of molesting her 12 years ago at St. Francis of Assisi Church.

The alleged victim was 8 years old at the time and came out with the allegations two years ago.

She filed a civil lawsuit in January, and a judge has ruled the suit can move forward, even though it was filed after the statue of limitations, according to Newsday.

The priest is currently a pastor at St. Jude's in Mastic Beach.

 

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