Bishop Murphy Criticized for Refusing to Suspend Priest
By Bart Jones
May 6, 2016
|Attorney Mike Reck, left, speaks to the media on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, as images of the Rev. Gregory Yacyshyn and a childhood photo of his accuser are displayed. (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)|
A national sex abuse victims group on Friday criticized Bishop William Murphy of the Diocese of Rockville Centre for refusing to suspend from ministry a priest who is accused of abusing two children in a parish where he worked.
The Rev. Gregory Yacyshyn was recently accused in two separate lawsuits of allegedly abusing a boy and a girl while serving at St. Francis of Assisi in Greenlawn more...