Fr. J.M. Bourgeois

Ordained: 1924
Status: Sued

Died: 06/14/1978
Diocese: Diocese of Lafayette LA

Monsignor. Per news in 1/19, accused in a lawsuit of the sexual abuse, including rape, of a 7- or 8-year-old altar boy at Sacred Heart of Jesus in Ville Platte. The alleged victim reportedly uncovered his memory of the abuse during counseling in 2002. Bourgeois died in 1978.

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