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Bushwick Pastor Becomes First Priest in the U.S. to Die of Coronavirus

Father Jorge Ortiz-Garay, the pastor of St. Brigidís parish located in Wyckoff Heights in Bushwick died Friday evening, March 27, at Wyckoff Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn from complications related to the coronavirus. The Mexican-born Brooklyn pastor is the first priest in the United States to die as a result of COVID-19 on Friday. Ortiz-Garay was […]