Former Louisiana Priest, Convicted Of Child Molestation, Released From Jail Amid Coronavirus Concerns

A former St. Landry Parish priest convicted of molesting an altar boy is out of jail because of coronavirus concerns. Michael Guidry, 77, pleaded guilty to molesting a juvenile and was serving seven years of hard labor. His April 2019 sentence also included three years of probation. Guidry was the former longtime leader of St. Peter … Read more

Lafayette Diocese Releases List of 33 Accused Priests

The Diocese of Lafayette released the names Friday of 33 priests and four deacons who were accused of sexually abusing minors, but offered no information about what they were accused of, when the accusations took place or how long they served as Roman Catholic priests after the accusations. The list includes the names of priests who were convicted … Read more