Updates to 2018 Clergy Abuse Report

The names of religious order priests who were serving in the Archdiocese of New Orleans at the time of the allegation and the archdiocese was notified of the allegation. The investigation and final disposition of the allegation was the responsibility of the religious order:

Lawrence Dark CSC
Date of Birth: unknown
Ordination Date: 1952
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s-1970s
Notification from Religious Order: 2019
Date of Death: 1984
Pastoral Assignments in the Archdiocese of New Orleans:
Sacred Heart, New Orleans

The names of religious order priests with allegations of abuse that did not occur in the Archdiocese of New Orleans but who had pastoral assignments in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. These names have been published either by the religious order or by another diocese. The investigation and final disposition of the allegation is the responsibility of the religious order.

Archibald McDowell, CSC
Date of Birth: unknown
Ordination Date: 1933
Removed from Ministry: 1962
Date of Death: 1994
Allegations reported to the Archdiocese of New Orleans: 2019
Pastoral Assignments:
Sacred Heart, New Orleans

Robert Poandl, g.h.m.
Date of Birth: unknown
Ordination Date: 1968
Removed from Ministry: 2009
Allegations reported to the Archdiocese of New Orleans: 2009
Pastoral Assignments:
Glenmary House of Studies

Christopher Springer, CSSR
Date of Birth: 1925
Ordination Date: 1952
Removed from Ministry: 1990
Allegations reported to the Archdiocese of New Orleans: 2019
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Gerard Majella, Baton Rouge
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Houma

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