Churchgoers shocked by sex abuse claims

Brooklyn residents gathered for the first Sunday Mass since a church volunteer was accused of sexually abusing a minor.

Police arrested 58-year-old Angelo Serrano Sept. 25 for allegedly sexually abusing a child. Church members say Serrano lived next door to St. Lucy-St. Patrick Catholic Church and was the interim director of religious education.

According to church members, Serrano was accused of inappropriately touching a child years ago, but no charges were filed.

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