Fr. Eugene Descombes – Diocese of Portland

Father Eugene Descombes 

Diocese of Portland

Fr. Eugene Descombes Horowitz Law

Death: 1980

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Eugene Descombes

In February 2022, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland deemed an allegation of sexual assault against Fr. Eugene Descombes credible. Sources say Fr. Descombes abused a minor in the mid-1950s while on a trip to Canada. 

Further details about the nature and the scope of the abuse are publicly unknown. Fr. Eugune Descombe’s assignment history is also unknown at this time. 

Fr. Eugene Descombes Whereabouts

Fr. Descombes died in 1980. It’s unclear where Fr. Descombes lived at the time of death or how long Fr. Descombes remained in ministry. 

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