Michael Farino:  Accused of Sexually Abusing a Minor 

Michael Farino

Michael Farino is included in the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ list of clergy who are alive and have been accused of sexually abusing a minor which led to their removal from ministry.

Pastoral Timeline:
  • Date of Birth: 1942
  • Ordination: 1969
  • Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s and 1980s
  • Allegation Received: 1990
  • Removed from Ministry: 1990
Pastoral assignments:
  • Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Chalmette
  • St. Benilde, Metairie
  • St. Maurice, New Orleans