Fr. Brian Keller

Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

Placed on leave in 2002 after allegations that he had molested teens, both male and female, in the 1980s. Several of the teens said they gave depositions to the diocese in the late 1980s. In 10/03 Keller’s supervising priest, Vincent Gallo, was named as an abuser in a massive civil suit naming 24 priests. Per diocese’s list in 2/19, Keller was permanently removed from ministry 10/28/11.

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