Fr. Augustine Fernando
Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY
Reportedly from India. Arrived in the U.S. in 1991, assigned to St. Vincent de Paul in Elmont, NY, where he remained until 1998. Named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list in 3/21. Abuse allegedly occurred at St. Vincent de Paul.
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