Woman accuses E. Flatbush priest of sexual harassment

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EAST FLATBUSH -

An anonymous woman has accused an East Flatbush priest of sexual harassment while she worked for him, and her lawyer says one of his alleged advances was caught on tape.

Until now, the Rev. Charles Oduro of the St. Catherine of Genoa parish, had been one of his community's most trusted figures.

The purported victim has asked to remain anonymous, but her lawyer says Oduro forced her to kiss him. 

In a recording the lawyer played for News 12, a man can be heard saying "Lip, lip. Just the lip. Oh come on. Just the lip."

The Diocese of Brooklyn says it has referred the case to the NYPD's Special Victims Unit. Oduro has been placed on administrative leave.

The diocese also says it placed the woman on paid leave, but her lawyer claims she was fired.

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