Fr. Joachim Lux

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1958
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Cincinnati OH

Priest of the Order of St. Francis, Province of St. John the Baptist. Named publicly as accused by the New Orleans archdiocese on its list in 12/20. It notes allegations of abuse, which did not occur in the archdiocese, were reported to the archdiocese in 2020.  Lux died in December 2019. Included in 2/22 on the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s list of those with substantiated allegations against them. A news article in 4/91 shows that Lux abruptly left his parish assignment in the Diocese of Peoria “for personal reasons” and for “a program of renewal.”


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