LI priest faces sexual abuse allegations from 1993 and 1997

<p>A Long Island priest accused of sexual abuse has now been suspended by the Diocese of Rockville Centre.</p>

News 12 Staff

Sep 8, 2018, 11:06 AM

Updated 2,090 days ago

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A Long Island priest accused of sexual abuse has now been suspended by the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Father Brian Brinker has agreed to step away from chaplain of Our Lady of Consolation nursing home in West Islip.
It comes after abuse accusations from 1993 and 1997 surfaced.
Father Brinker was under investigation for similar claims in 1996, but the Diocese said no evidence of sexual abuse was found.


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