Fr. Jose Luis Contreras

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Order: CMF
Ordained: 1967
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of San Antonio TX

Named publicly as accused by the San Antonio archdiocese on its list 1/31/19. Assigned to the diocese 1983-88. Accused in 1987 of touching the genitals of a 17-year-old boy, who was a patient at a hospital where Contreras was chaplain. Removed, sent to treatment. Faculties in the archdiocese removed. Per archdiocese, Contreras said he was returning to his native Guadalajara to live with his sister. Returned to the states, worked in the Santa Rosa, CA diocese 1995-2000, except for a short time in 1998 as a chaplain at the WA State Reformatory near Seattle. Celebrated 50th anniversary of ordination in a parish in Colima, Mexico in 2017. Retired.

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