Fr. Patrick Keane

Ordained: 1973
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of New Orleans LA

A man told church authorities in 1994 of repeated abuse when he was a teenager in the early 1980s by Keane in a Metairie rectory. Keane was sent for treatment, left priesthood. Archdiocese did not apologize or notify parishes. Keane admitted the abuse in a sworn deposition in 1999. Settlement in 2003. On archdiocese’s list 11/2/18. Noted to have been removed from ministry in 1995, after report in 1994 of abuse in the 1980s.

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