Fr. Ricardo Castellanos

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Miami FL

Accused in a 2002 lawsuit of sexually abusing a boy, ages 14-16, in the early 1970s. The abuse allegedly occurred at St. Kieran Church and LaSalle High School in Miami and during overnight trips to Disney World. Criminal charges not pursued due to the statue of limitations. At least four civil suits named Castellanos. Two claims settled 9/22/04. Retired in 2005 when new suit filed. Another suit filed in 5/12 claims Castellanos abused a youth more than 150 times in about 1995 at San Isidro Church in Pompano Beach.

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