Fr. Wesley Michael Landry

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Ordained: 1948
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of New Orleans LA

Landry admitted to the Archdiocese in 1993 that he had had a sexual relationship for decades with a man. The man claims that Landry ‘seduced’ him when he was an altar boy at Incarnate Word Church in New Orleans in the 1950s and continued the relationship for over 45 years. Landry gave him money for sex, amounting to $80,000-$100,000 over the years. The Archdiocese gave the man $7,000 for a release and Landry “retired.” Landry died in 2002. On archdiocese’s list 11/2/18.

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