Fr. Louis R. Gigante

Ordained: 1959
Status: Sued

Died: 10/19/2022
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Accused in a lawsuit filed in 5/21 under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy in 1976-77 at St. Athanasius in the Bronx. Gigante’s accuser claims the priest forced him to perform oral sex during bible study. Accused in another 2021 lawsuit of the sexual abuse of a girl, age 10, in the early 1960s. Gigante died in 10/22. He left millions of dollars to a son he had while a priest.

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