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Msgr. Paul Conway – Diocese of Alexandria

Msgr. Paul Conway

Diocese of Alexandria

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Ordained: 1938

Retired: As late as 1980

Death: 1996

Assignment History:

  • Sacred Heart Church (Pineville, LA)
  • Christ the King (Bossier City, LA)
  • St. Joseph Church at Colfax (Colfax, LA)
  • St. Lucy (Hodge, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Monsignor Paul Conway

In February 2019, the Diocese of Alexandria publicly named Msgr. Paul Conway in its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse against a minor. According to the list, Msgr. Conway allegedly assaulted female minors in 1956.

The Permanent Review Board, which evaluates allegations of clerical sexual abuse of minors, reviewed these allegations and deemed them credible. In 2005 and 2017, the Diocese of Shreveport settled with the victims. Further details about the nature of the abuse are not publicly known.

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Msgr. Conway pictured with St. Rita’s grammar school girls’ basketball team after their competition in the CYO basketball tournament in 1965.

News reports also indicate that Msgr. Conway served as a director of the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) in Alexandria starting in 1952. The CYO offered faith-based education, athletic activities, and social events for youth in the area. Msgr. Conway remained involved with CYO for approximately 30 years.

According to sources, Msgr. Paul Conway was ordained July 10, 1938, and served in parishes in the Diocese of Shreveport, which was formally underneath the Diocese of Alexandria until 1986.

On March 11, 1971, Msgr. Conway was reassigned from Sacred Heart Church to St. Joseph Church at Colfax, where he would serve as pastor. Later, in an interview with the Town Talk in December 1980, Msgr. Conway said he was retired and living in Pineville. Msgr. Conway died in 1996.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Alexandria in Louisiana. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Louisiana, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Alexandria may now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Louisiana and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

 

Msgr. Paul Conway- Diocese of Shreveport

Msgr. Paul Conway

Diocese of Shreveport 

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Ordained: 1938

Died: 1996

Assigned as Follows:

  • Sacred Heart Church (Pineville, LA)
  • Christ the King (Bossier City, LA)
  • St. Lucy (Hodge, LA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Monsignor Paul Conway:

Msgr. Paul Conway was ordained to the priesthood in 1938, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Shreveport. According to media reports, in 2019, he was publicly named on the Diocese of Alexandria’s disclosure list of priests credibly accused of child sexual abuse. The list notes that the allegation of sexual abuse of girls dating back to 1956 was brought before the Permanent Review Board in 2004. After an investigation, the allegations that Msgr. Conway sexually abused female minors was found credible. The Diocese of Shreveport paid settlements to Conway’s victims in 2005 and 2017, although it has not disclosed details of the amounts.

Prior to the founding of the Diocese of Shreveport in 1986, churches in the Shreveport area were under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Alexandria-Shreveport. According to church protocol, the files of accused clergy members remain with the Diocese of Alexandria.

Msgr. Paul Conway died in 1996.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Shreveport in Louisiana.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Louisiana, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Shreveport may now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Louisiana and nationwide.  We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.