Posts Categorized In: Child Sex Abuse

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

Massive Flaws in Catholic Church Abuse Prevention Plans

An independent two year study by USA Child details major inconsistences and gaps in standards for the development and implementation of safeguards against abuse in the Catholic Church. Instead of implementing an overall prevention and investigation plan, the Catholic Church has left the details up to the individual U.S. Archdioceses. Very few Archdioceses have an… Read More

Louisiana Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a criminal activity that steals the victim’s freedom for profit. Victims are tricked, defrauded, or physically forced to sell sex or work illegally under inhuman conditions. The International Labor Organization reports that this multi-billion-dollar criminal industry denies freedom to 40.3 million people globally. The International Labor Organization also estimates that each victim… Read More

Boy Scouts of America Abuse

Newly released documents from the Boy Scouts of America show that the BSA recorded at least 12,000 sexual abuse cases since the 1940s. The actual numbers could be much higher since sexual abuse often goes unreported. If you have suffered abuse, you are not alone. You can submit a claim to the Boy Scouts of… Read More

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