Fr. James Loeffler – Diocese of Lafayette

| Jul 27, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father James Loeffler

Diocese of Lafayette (Jesuits)

Ordained: 1953

Removed: N/A

Died: 1984

Assigned as follows:

  • Gesù Parish (Miami, FL)
  • St. Ann Parish (West Palm Beach, FL)
  • Sacred Heart Parish (El Paso, TX)
  • Immaculate Conception Parish (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe (San Antonio, TX)
  • Sacred Heart Parish, (August, GA)
  • Christ the King Parish, (Grand Coteau, LA)
  • St. Mary, Star of the Sea (Key West, FL)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Fr. James Loeffler:

Father James Loeffler was ordained a Jesuit priest in 1953, who served in multiple parishes in multiple states throughout the country including in the Diocese of Lafayette. According to media reports, in February 2020, his name appeared publicly on the Jesuits’ Central and Southern updated list of Jesuits credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. It noted multiple allegations of abuse that occurred in the 1950s and 1960s. According to the Jesuits, the complaints were in his file and found during a review that happened after his death in 1984.

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