Father Gielse Boyer
Diocese of Alexandria
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Gielse Boyer
In February of 2019, the Diocese of Alexandria publicly named Fr. Gielse Boyer in its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. According to the list, Fr. Boyer allegedly abused a male minor in the mid-1970s.
In January 2020, the Permanent Review Board, which evaluates all allegations of clerical sexual misconduct involving minors, examined the evidence presented and deemed the allegation credible. More information about the allegation, including the identity of the alleged victim and the nature of the abuse, are not publicly available.
According to sources, Fr. Boyer was ordained in 1954 and died on May 29, 1988.
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