Fr. Joseph L. Chotin

Ordained: 1964
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of New Orleans LA

Accused, along with three other priests, in a 12/87 lawsuit of making sexual advances on a teenage boy. Chotin allegedly showed the boy pornographic movies. The suit settled and was dismissed in 1991. Chotin countersued in 1987 for the “unwarranted slanderous attack.” Elevated at some point to Monsignor. Died 5/13/08.


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