Fr. Robie Robichaux
Diocese: Diocese of Lafayette LA
Monsignor. Prominent diocesan official. Suspended in 10/18 after allegations of sexually abusing a girl, ages 16-18, 1979-81. His accuser came forward to the diocese in 1994 and 2004; Robichaux was kept in ministry. She again contacted the diocese in 2018. The woman filed suit in 2020. A second woman alleged in 2018 that Robichaux abused her in 1975 when she was a 17 -or 18-year-old High School senior and he was a deacon in New Iberia. Investigation ongoing in 1/19. Bishop Jarrell appealed to the Vatican; appeal denied.
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