James Benedict:  Accused of Sexually Abusing a Minor 

James Benedict


James Benedict is included in the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ list of clergy who are deceased and who admitted or have been publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.

  • Date of Birth: 1913
  • Date of Ordination: 1939
  • Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: Late 1950s
  • Allegation Received: 2003
  • Date of Death: 1984
  • Mater Dolorosa Church, New Orleans
  • Our Lady of Lourdes, New Orleans
  • St. Augustine Church, New Orleans
  • St. Henry Church, New Orleans
  • Ursuline Convent and Academy