Fr. Clyde Landry
Diocese of Baton Rouge
Assigned as follows:
- St. Theresa of Avila (Gonzales, LA)
- St. Joseph Cathedral (Baton Rouge, LA)
- Holy Family (Port Allen, LA)
- St. George Catholic Church (Baton Rouge, LA)
- St. Aloysius (Baton Rouge, LA)
- Our Lady of the Holy Rosary (St. Amant, LA)
- Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Francisville, LA)
- Villa Louis Martin Home for Pedophile Priests (Jemez Springs, NM)
- Norbertine Community (Albuquerque, NM)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Clyde Landry:
Fr. Clyde Landry was ordained a priest in 1973, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Baton Rouge. According to media reports, in February 2019, the Diocese identified him as the subject of credible allegations of sexual abuse of one or more minors or vulnerable adults which allegedly occurred within the Diocese of Baton Rouge after its formation in 1961.
The Diocese received multiple allegations of abuse against Landry: June 1988, 2002, and 2003. The alleged abuse occurred in 1970’s-1980’s when Landry was assigned to the following churches: Holy Family (Port Allen, LA), St. George (Baton Rouge, LA), St. Aloysius (Baton Rouge, LA) and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (St. Francisville, LA). Fr. Landry resigned and was placed on leave in 1988. He left the Diocese of Baton Rouge in 1990 and went to work for the Servants of the Paraclete in Jemez Springs, NM. He became co-director of aftercare at the Paraclete’s Villa Louis Martin Home for Pedophile Priests. Later, he worked for the Norbertine Community in Albuquerque, NM. His priestly faculties were removed in 1999.
Fr. Clyde Landry died in 2003.
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