Fr. Albert Chavez

Ordained: 1947
Status: Sued

Died: 11/20/1997
Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

Monsignor. Accused in a 10/18 lawsuit of the sexual abuse, including rape, of an altar boy 1972-77 in Peralta, when Chavez was pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Chavez allegedly would ply the boy with alcohol. Transferred to the Diocese of Las Cruces where he worked in parishes 1977-85. He died in 1997. On Diocese of Las Cruces list 11/8/18. It noted a report received in 2002 of an incident in 1984. On Santa Fe’s list 3/8/19.

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