Troy pastor involved in sexual abuse lawsuit speaks out


August 15, 2020

Pastor Dominick Brignola is speaking out on the sexual abuse lawsuit against him, Victorious Life Christian Church and Deacon Mark Rhodes.

The lawsuit, filed by Albany woman Abigail Barker, claims that Deacon Rhodes sexually molested her in 1998. Brignola and the church are being sued for alleged negligence and cover-up.

“There’s no excuse to be kept in the dark about people in their church in their community that are predators,” says Barker.

Brignola claims he played no role in the alleged incident, saying the complaint states it happened in Barker’s own home.

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