Fr. Gerald F. Chavez
Diocese: Diocese of Fresno CA
Named publicly as credibly accused by the Fresno diocese on its list in 8/21. Per his obituary, Chavez was placed on permanent medical leave of absence in 2017. He died in 2020.
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