Fr. Crispin Butz

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1950
Status: Accused

Died: 01/7/2011
Diocese: Diocese of Gallup NM

Name among Franciscan alleged clergy perpetrators of sexual abuse in 12/2014 court documents related to Gallup NM diocese’s bankruptcy case. Early in career worked in Batesville, IN and Louisville, KY; moved to Sacred Heart Parish, Gallup NM 1954. Abuse allegedly occurred 1960-1963, while at St. Francis of Assisi, Gallup. Other assignments: Basilica Cathedral of St. Francis, Santa Fe, rector 1984-1994. Pastored parishes in Albuquerque, Bloomfield, Cuba and Grants NM. Last assignment was St. Paschal Friary, Santa Fe. Died 11/7/2011 at Casa Guadalupe Friary, Albuquerque.

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