Fr. Joseph Sokol (Salesians) – Archdiocese of New Orleans

On Behalf of | May 11, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Joseph Sokol 

Archdiocese of New Orleans

Ordained: 1947

Died: 1970

Assigned as follows:

  • Hope Haven (Marrero, LA)
  • Madonna Manor orphanages (Marrero, LA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph Sokol:

Father Joseph Sokol was a member of the Salesians of Don Bosco order, and worked at Hope Haven and Madonna Manor orphanages in Marrero. According to media reports, in February 2020, Father Sokol‘s name appeared publicly on the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. It noted an allegation of abuse in the 1940s was received in 2010. No information regarding the allegation including age/gender of the victims was disclosed. He died in 1970.

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