Cheryl A. Porte

Order: MSC
Status: Accused

Died: 04/17/2020
Diocese: Diocese of Lafayette LA

The Marianites received an allegation in 1980 that Porte was sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl. The abuse began in 1978 when the girl was 12. Porte was transferred. As of 2002 she still functioned as a nun, in the Belleville IL diocese. After a 7/02 meeting with the victim, Marianites acknowledged an “inappropriate relationship.” Porte died in New Orleans 4/17/20.

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