Richard Rieboldt

Posted at 4:57 PM, Apr 12, 2019
and last updated 2020-02-27 13:18:10-05
<figcaption class="wp-caption-text" id="caption-attachment-189442">Courtesy Abbeville Meridional, 1984

Alleged Abuse: Named by the Diocese of Lafayette as a priest against whom a credible accusation has been made regarding sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult. Appeared in a list of clergy among diocese documents that became part of a lawsuit against their insurance company. It said Rieboldt left the seminary for two years in 1971 for psychiatric counseling and therapy. In 1981 there was an indication he was at the House of Affirmation for treatment.

Where he is now: Unknown


1975 – Ordained

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Lafayette

Our Lady of Fatima, Lafayette

St. Bernard, Breaux Bridge

St. Michael the Archangel, Crowley

St. Jules, Lafayette

St. John the Baptist, Lyons Point

1985 – Resigned from the Diocese of Lafayette

1989 – Removed from the Diocese of Lafayette