Fr. Edward Eugene Smith

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Ordained: 1982
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Mobile AL

Per news reports in 2003, the archdiocese had given Smith’s file (along with several others) to the District Attorney to investigate claims of abuse. The archdiocesan website showed him as “Absent” on one day; the next day his name was no longer there. Smith was reportedly on leave from the archdiocese 1985 -2002. Included on archdiocese’s list of credibly accused 12/6/2018. ‘Misconduct’ noted to have occurred in 1984. Prohibited from ministry in the archdiocese. At some point was assigned to Hotel Dieu Hospital in New Orleans.

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