Deacon Virgil Maxey Wheeler

Ordained: 2018
Status: Arrested

Diocese: Archdiocese of New Orleans LA

Deacon at St. Francis Xavier in Old Metairie. Attorney. The archdiocese announced on 8/3/20 that Wheeler had been removed from ministry due to an allegation that he abused a minor 20 years prior. Reportedly in 11/20 Wheeler was being investigated for allegations of the rape in his home 1/00-12/01 of a boy under age 13. Arrested 3/8/21.

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