Fr. Gerald Faue, O.S.B.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Gerald Faue, O.S.B.

  • 1952-1953: Unknown
  • 1954-1959: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1960-1965: Unknown
  • 1966-1970: St. Benedict Catholic Church, Montebello, CA
  • 1971-1983: Unknown
  • 1984-1988: St. Benedict Catholic Church, Montebello, CA
  • 1988: Died

Fr. Gerald Faue, O.S.B. was a Benedictine priest. Two civil lawsuits allege that Fr. Faue sexually abused children at St. Benedict Church in Montebello between 1963 and 1968. Fr. Faue’s personnel file includes a 1985 letter from a superior to Fr. Faue stating “you clearly have a problem” and encouraging him to seek help after he was accused of inappropriately touching boys on a playground. Fr. Faue was also arrested for lewd conduct in an X-rated movie theater in Long Beach and later pleaded guilty to trespassing. He was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.