Posts Categorized In: Child Sex Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April has been designated National Child Abuse Prevention Month by the Department of Health and Human Services. According to DHHS, the national number of children who received a child protective services investigation response numbered 3,476,000 for 2019. There are many types of child abuse including neglect, emotional and physical abuse, and sexual abuse. Our lawyers… Read More

New Orleans Family Justice Center

One of the leading family justice centers in the U.S. is in New Orleans. The New Orleans Family Justice Center provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, trafficking and child abuse. The NOFJC brings together community-based assault and abuse providers as well as medical, criminal justice and law enforcement professionals to… Read More

Catholic Church’s continued association with suspected serial child molester George Brignac

As part of a three part series, the Times-Picayune staff writes about clergyman George Brignac’s continued career in New Orleans with the Catholic Church despite being repeatedly caught for child molestation – Monster in Our Midst: How Pedophile New Orleans Clergyman Stayed Near Prey. Brignac began his career with Christian Brothers in 1953 but was… Read More

Eden House New Orleans

Eden House New Orleans Mission Statement. “Eden House is a movement to eradicate the trafficking and selling of human beings. We create systemic change through: youth prevention; education and legislative advocacy, and recovery and reentry services for victims, including long-term shelter.” Eden House New Orleans was founded in 2011 as a recovery home for victims… Read More

Two New Orleans Archdiocese Clergy Accused of Molestation Can Be Deposed

2 Accused Predator Priests May Be Deposed Despite New Orleans Church’s Bankruptcy Case, article by David Hammer and Ramon Antonio Vargas, nola.com. The federal bankruptcy judge in the Archdiocese of New Orleans bankruptcy case has ruled that two priests accused of molesting minors decades ago, Paul Calamari and Lawrence Hecker, can be deposed regarding that… Read More

New Orleans Archdiocese Adds 7 Priests to Abuse List

Archdiocese of New Orleans prepares to add 7 Franciscan priests to their clergy abuse list, article by Ramon Antonio Vargas, Times-Picayune. Members of the Franciscan Friars chapter recently released a roster of 24 priests and seven religious brothers with “substantiated child sex abuse allegations against them.” Franciscan members were added to the list “if they… Read More

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