Fr. Louis Charvet

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Order: OSB
Ordained: 1945
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Portland OR

Monk of Mount Angel Abbey in Oregon. Worked at some point in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Accused by at least 15 people, women and men, of sexually abusing them as children in the late 1950s to the early 1970s. Accused in a 2002 lawsuit of abuse of a 7-year-old girl nearly 30 years prior. Sued also by a man claiming Charvet masturbated in front of him and used sexually explicit language when the man was age 14 in 1958. By 2006 the archdiocese had settled 13 cases. Charvet was recalled to the Abbey when the first allegation surfaced in 2002. Died in 10/2007. One case was to go to trial 2010.

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