Fr. Joseph Angeli
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA
Native of Italy. Priest of the Diocese of Tacna, Peru. Assigned in Boston MA in 1959 after 27 years in South America, transferred to the San Antonio archdiocese in 1960, was in the Diocese of El Paso by 1965, then the Las Cruces diocese when it was created in 1982. Died 5/4/93. Included on a list of accused priests and religious posted by the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian 01/19/11. Per Garabedian, at least one claim settled with Boston Archdiocese. Omitted from 2011 Boston AD database because he was a “visiting priest.” In 12/15 a woman stated publicly that she was abused as a minor in the early 1960s in Hondo, TX by Angeli; she called on the San Antonio archdiocese to verify her allegations and settle her claim. On the San Antonio archdiocese’s list 1/31/19. On Las Cruces diocese’s list 6/24/19.
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