Fr. Kenneth Morvant

Ordained: 1961
Status: Accused

Died: 12/13/2003
Diocese: Diocese of Lafayette LA

In 8/18 a man publicly accused Monvant of repeatedly sexually abusing him beginning when he was an 8-year-old boy altar boy over 40 years previously. He stated there were 45 known victims, that Morvant abused hundreds, and that he plied his victims with alcohol. He said his brother and cousin were victims who died by suicide. Morvant died 12/13/03. Lawsuit filed in 8/18 by the alleged victim and 10 other men claiming abuse as boys by Morvant.The alleged abuse occurred over eight years, beginning in 1971.


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