Fr. Vijaya Bhaskar Godugunuru

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Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee FL

From India. Visiting friends in Florida and assisting at a local parish in 6/2006 when accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl. Arrested. Later pleaded guilty to aggravated assault. Did not serve prison time. Was forced to return to India as part of a plea deal. Civil suit filed in 2/2008 by the girl’s parents. He was working as priest in Sarteano, Italy until 4/18/2010. Included on the Pensacola-Talahassee diocese’s list of credibly accused.

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