Fr. Gaspar Bautista

Ordained: 1975
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

From Huejutla, Mexico. Incardinated into the Diocese of Fresno in 2004. Placed on leave in 3/16 due to allegations of inappropriate behavior with a minor when he was assigned to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Allegations not made public until 10/18. On the Los Angeles archdiocese’s updated list 12/6/18, which noted receipt of a report in 2016 of incidents in 1999 or 2000. Case closed by the Vatican’s CDF after it deemed the allegations not proven. Per the Los Angeles archdiocese’s list in 12/21, the Fresno diocese expected to restore Bautista’s faculties. 

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