Fr. Nicholas J. Unterstein

Ordained: 1966
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY

Two sisters accused Unterstein of sexually abusing them for several years when they were teenagers in the late 1960s-early 1970s. One of them filed a suit which settled in 2000. Reportedly he was “defrocked for unknown reasons in 1980.” Included in 3/21 on the diocese’s list of accused. It notes alleged abuse occurred in private homes on Long Island and at St. Hugh of Lincoln, where Unterstein was assigned beginning in 1966.

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