Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Bishop: Michael G. Duca, installed Aug. 24, 2018 | Published list

Jan. 2019

Date List Was Originally Released

43

Names Released

227,052

Catholic Population

Rodrigue Alphonse Hemond

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1949

John Anthony Weber

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the territory of the Diocese of Baton Rouge before its creation in 1961 and which were later reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its creation as an independent diocese.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1945

Clyde Bernard Landry

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1973

Jody Blanchard

Status not reported

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1983

Pierre Celestin Cambiaire

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served the Archdiocese of N... moreew Orleans in the territory which later became the Diocese of Baton Rouge, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans has publicly identified them in the manner shown below as either (i) alive and have been accused of sexually abusing a minor which led to their removal from ministry or (ii) deceased and who admitted or have been publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.”

Birth Year: 1871

Ordination year: 1898

John Coyne

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1941

George David Gensler

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1970

Barry Finbar Coyle

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1958

John Franklin

Status not reported

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served the Archdiocese of N... moreew Orleans in the territory which later became the Diocese of Baton Rouge, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans has publicly identified them in the manner shown below as either (i) alive and have been accused of sexually abusing a minor which led to their removal from ministry or (ii) deceased and who admitted or have been publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.”

Birth Year: 1925

Ordination year: 1956

James Funnel

Status: Did not enter into priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: Not reported

Antonio Gonzales

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1957

John Hardman

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1944

Lawrence Hecker

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served the Archdiocese of N... moreew Orleans in the territory which later became the Diocese of Baton Rouge, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans has publicly identified them in the manner shown below as either (i) alive and have been accused of sexually abusing a minor which led to their removal from ministry or (ii) deceased and who admitted or have been publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.”

Birth Year: 1931

Ordination year: 1958

Michael Hurley

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served the Archdiocese of N... moreew Orleans in the territory which later became the Diocese of Baton Rouge, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans has publicly identified them in the manner shown below as either (i) alive and have been accused of sexually abusing a minor which led to their removal from ministry or (ii) deceased and who admitted or have been publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.”

Birth Year: 1915

Ordination year: 1943

Carmelo Ignatius Camenzuli

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1966

Joseph Israel Guidry

Status: Removed from ministry (2004)

Appeared under the heading: “D. The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of... more Baton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: 1926

Ordination year: 1957

Bryan James Fontenot

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1981

Deacon James Lockwood

Status: Removed from ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: 1933

Ordination year: 1974

John Joseph Berube

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1953

Clarence Joseph Biggers

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1950

David Joseph Clark

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1954

Gerard Joseph Howell

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1964

Myles Joseph Kearney

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1971

Nicholas Joseph Martrain

Status: Laicized

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1965

Christopher Joseph Springer

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1952

Bryan Keith Gray

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1979

Ralph Lawrence

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served the Archdiocese of N... moreew Orleans in the territory which later became the Diocese of Baton Rouge, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans has publicly identified them in the manner shown below as either (i) alive and have been accused of sexually abusing a minor which led to their removal from ministry or (ii) deceased and who admitted or have been publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.”

Birth Year: 1890

Ordination year: 1916

Joseph LeFrois

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the territory of the Diocese of Baton Rouge before its creation in 1961 and which were later reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its creation as an independent diocese.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1944

Robert Limoges

Status: Removed from ministry (1984)

Appeared under the heading: “D. The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of... more Baton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: 1930

Ordination year: 1979

Daniel Michael Drinan

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1977

Thomas J. Naughton

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: 1933

Ordination year: 1965

Henry Neubig

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the territory of the Diocese of Baton Rouge before its creation in 1961 and which were later reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its creation as an independent diocese.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1934

Salvador Nickie "Butch" Moran

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1972

Daniel Patrick Brady

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1948

Daniel Paul Lemoine

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1979

Joseph Pelletieri

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: 1939

Ordination year: 1965

James Preston Clement

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1945

Jesse Ray Ortego

Status: Removed from priestly ministry

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1970

C. Richard Nowery

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: 1938

Ordination year: 1968

Malcolm Strassel

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served the Archdiocese of N... moreew Orleans in the territory which later became the Diocese of Baton Rouge, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans has publicly identified them in the manner shown below as either (i) alive and have been accused of sexually abusing a minor which led to their removal from ministry or (ii) deceased and who admitted or have been publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.”

Birth Year: 1908

Ordination year: 1934

Timothy Sugrue

Status: Dismissed from priesthood and religious life

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below served in the Diocese of Ba... moreton Rouge without any credible allegations having been made against them related to that service, but they have been publicly identified by other dioceses or institutes of consecrated life on reports similar to this list for reasons unrelated to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.”

Birth Year: 1936

Ordination year: Not reported

Joseph Vincent Sullivan

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1946

David William Chaloux

Status: Deceased

Appeared under the heading: “The individuals identified below have been the subject of cr... moreedible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961. Also included is the name of a seminarian against whom a credible allegation was reported to the Diocese of Baton Rouge and which was included among the records that were reviewed.”

Birth Year: Not reported

Ordination year: 1972