BRAINTREE (CBS) – The Archdiocese of Boston has placed a Plymouth reverend on administrative leave due to new child sex abuse allegations.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Doug Cope reports.

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Rev. James E. Braley, the Pastor of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Plymouth, is accused of sexually abusing a child in the early 1980’s.

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“We remain committed to doing everything possible to ensure the safety and well-being of children and young people in our parishes and institutions,” said Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley.

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The Archdiocese said, in a press release, that they immediately notified authorities when they learned of the allegations.