Fr. Herbert de Launay – Diocese of Lafayette

| Jul 22, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Herbert de Launay

Diocese of Lafayette

Ordained: 1975

Removed: 1999

Assigned as follows:

  • Our Lady of the Holy Rosary (Kaplan, LA)
  • Our Lady Queen of All Saints (Ville Platte, LA)
  • Our Lady of Sacred Heart (Church Point, LA)
  • St. John the Baptist (Lyons Point, LA)
  • American Legion Hospital (Crowley, LA)
  • St. Ann Catholic Church (Mamou, LA)
  • Our Lady of Holy Rosary (Kaplan, LA)
  • St. Andrew (Plaisance, LA)
  • St. Peter (Carencro, LA)
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help (New Iberia, LA)
  • St. Bernadette Catholic Church (Bayou Vista, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. Herbert de Launay:

Fr. Herbert de Launay was ordained a priest in 1975, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Lafayette According to media reports, in April of 2019, he was publicly named on the Diocese of Lafayette’s disclosure list of “diocesan clergy against whom credible allegations 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.

According to Herbert de Launay’s LinkedIn profile, Fr. de Launay is self-employed and lives in Natchitoches, LA.

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