Fr. Carlos Melendez

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Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux LA

Priest of the Missionaries of Christ Crucified in El Salvador. Named publicly as accused on the Houma-Thibodaux diocese’s list 1/11/19. Worked at some point in the diocese in Hispanic ministry. Accused of inappropriate physical contact with a child. Removed from ministry within the diocese after pleading guilty to battery of a minor. Returned by federal immigration authorities to El Salvador.

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