Sister Alexis-du-Sacre-Coeur

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Order: PBVM
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Portland ME

Accused in a 2005 report of sexually abusing an 8- or 9-year-old boy in 1948 or 1949 by having him sit under her desk as a punishment. She would allegedly “put her dress over the child’s head … and she made him push his hands into her genitals.” Many students were punished this way. Parents reported the incidents to the school at the time.

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