Former local priest pleads guilty to molestation charges

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OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY)- A former St. Landry Parish priest has pleaded the guilty to molestation charges today.

Michael Guidry pleaded guilty before District Judge Alonzo Harris. 

The 75-year-old former priest of a Morrow church t urned himself in to authorities in June, 2018.

He will be sentenced at 9 a.m. on April 30. 

In August, the clergyman’s victim filed a lawsuit against Guidry and the Diocese of Lafayette

The suit claims Guidry molested the boy from ages 11 to 16. 

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