Former New Orleans deacon jailed for rape


September 21, 2019

By Don Ames

A former deacon who was removed from the Catholic Chuch after several sexual abuse allegations was jailed Saturday on one count of first-degree rape.

According to a report by The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate, 84-year-old George Brignac was reportedly arrested in relation to an August 2018 complaint,

Brignac worked as co-director of the altar boy program in the 70s and 80s at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, on the block where the complaint came from -.

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