Dn. Willis Broussard – Diocese of Lafayette

| Jul 21, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Dn. Willis Broussard

Diocese of Lafayette

Ordained: 1977

Resigned: 1990

Died: 2020

Assigned as follows:

  • St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (Mermentau, LA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Dn. Willis Broussard:

Dn. Willis Broussard was ordained in 1977, and served in the Diocese of Lafayette. According to media reports, in April 2019, he was publicly named on the Diocese’ list as a deacon “against whom credible accusations have been made regarding sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult.” Information about the date, age/gender of his alleged victim/victims and the nature of the alleged sexual abuse was not provided by the Diocese of Lafayette. The alleged abuse took place while Broussard served as a deacon and eucharistic minister at St. John the Evangelist in Mermentau, LA.

Willis Broussard resigned from the ministry in 1990. In 2002, he moved to Sulphur, LA. He died in 2020.

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