Father Edmund Gagné
Diocese of Alexandria
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Edmund Gagné
In February of 2019, the Diocese of Alexandria publicly named Fr. Edmund Gagné on its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. According to the list, Fr. Gagné’s file revealed multiple allegations of sexual conduct and abuse of male minors in the 1980s.
The Permanent Review Board, which evaluates all allegations of clerical sexual misconduct involving minors, reviewed the evidence and determined the allegations were credible. Further details about the nature and scope of the abuse are not publicly available.
According to the Diocese of Alexandria, Fr. Edmund Gagné was removed from public ministry in 1986. It’s unclear, however, when Fr. Gagné was ordained. A complete and accurate record of Fr. Gagné’s assignment history is also unavailable. He died in 1990.
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