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Fr. David Cousineau – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father David Cousineau

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

David Cousineau Archdiocese of Los Angeles Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1972

Suspended: 1994

Assignment History:

  • 1973-1975: Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (North Hills, CA)
  • 1976-1977: St. Ambrose Catholic Church (West Hollywood, CA) Catholic Welfare Bureau
  • 1978: Catholic Charities of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1979-1985: St. Anthony Catholic Church (Long Beach, CA)
  • 1984: Saints Peter and Paul (Wilmington, CA)
  • 1985: Our Lady of Loretto Church (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1986-1993: Catholic Charities of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1994-Present: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father David Cousineau:

Fr. David Cousineau was ordained a priest in 1972, and served in multiple parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, he was accused of sexually abusing a minor between 1970 and 1973. At least one survivor has come forward to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and the priest was named in at least one civil lawsuit.

Fr. Cousineau married in July of 1994, and was suspended from ministry just two months later. His name was included on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2004 list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. At one point, Fr. Cousineau was believed to be living in Camano Island, WA. Fr. Cousineau’s status as a priest, his current whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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