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Louisiana Bishop Forbids Seminarians from Associating With Group Critical of the Diocese

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In a memo obtained by KATC Investigates, Lafayette Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel has forbid any seminarian from being “associated” with The Society of St. Peter Damian. “Any seminarian known by me to be associated with or be a member of the Society of Saint Peter Damian shall be dismissed from the seminary and no longer […]

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Louisiana Bishop ADMITS Active Priest Should Not be Alone with Kids, but INSISTS he is Still a Priest ‘In Good Standing’

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After reports of Louisiana priest Fr. Mikel Polson’s inappropriate behavior with teen boys, his bishop was caught on audio admitting he should not be alone with children — but still defending him as a priest in good standing. The Society of St. Peter Damian (SSPD), a group of lay investigators in the diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana, is pressing their bishop, Bp. Douglas Deshotel, to take action […]