Fr. Gorham Joseph Putnam – Archdiocese of New Orleans

Father Gorham Joseph Putnam 

Archdiocese of New Orleans

Ordained: 1955

Died: 1993

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Agnes (Jefferson, LA)
  • St . Andrew the Apostle (New Orleans, LA)
  • St. Frances de Sales (New Orleans, LA)
  • St. John the Baptist (Edgard, LA)
  • St. Rita Church (New Orleans, LA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Gorham Joseph Putnam:

According to media reports, in November 2018, Father Gorham Joseph Putnam’s name appeared publicly on the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. It noted an allegation of abuse in the early 1950s was received in 2002. No information regarding the allegations including age/gender of the victims was disclosed. He died in 1993.

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