Fr. Moise Richard Gremillion – Diocese of Alexandria

| Sep 2, 2021 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Moise Richard Gremillion

Diocese of Alexandria

Ordained: 1933

Retired: 1969

Death: 1973

Assignment History

  • Sacred Heart Church (Rayville, LA)
  • Matthew’s Catholic Church (Monroe, LA)
  • John’s (Marksville, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Moise Richard Gremillion

In February 2019, the Diocese of Alexandria publicly named Fr. Moise Richard Gremillion on its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. According to the list, Fr. Gremillion’s file revealed multiple allegations of sexual conduct and abuse of male minors in the 1960s.

The Permanent Review Board, which evaluates all allegations of clerical sexual misconduct involving minors, reviewed the evidence and determined the allegations were credible. Further details about the nature and scope of the abuse are not publicly available.

Ordained in 1933, Fr. Moise Richard Gremillion spent about 36 years in public ministry before his retirement in 1969. According to Fr. Gremillion’s obituary, he also worked with the local Boy Scouts. Fr. Gremillion died on August 18, 1973.

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