Pierre Celestin Cambiaire

Posted at 9:55 PM, Jan 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-13 18:43:43-05

Pierre Celestin Cambiaire

Alleged Abuse:  Accused of abuse in the late 1910’s, was removed when the allegation came forward.  No word if any criminal charges were pursued.

Where is he now:  Deceased

According to a list released by the New Orleans Diocese, Pierre Celestin Cambiaire is among the clergy who are deceased who admitted or were publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor.

The abuse happened in the late 1910s and the allegation was received in 1917, which is also when he was removed.  He died in 1955. In Acadiana, he served at St. Leon in Leonville.


Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cameron

St. George, Baton Rouge

St. Joseph, Grosse-Tete

St. Leon, Leonville