Fr. Jose Luis Cuevas

Ordained: 1974
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Former Combonian Missionary. Incardinated into the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in 2006. Arrested 7/12 after two women and a 17-year-old girl complained that he had sexually assaulted them. Arrest took place in Mexico; he was immediately extradited to Los Angeles. Charged with 8 misdemeanors plus one felony count involving lewd acts with a child. Removed from St. Athanasius parish. Archdiocese said allegations appeared credible. Pled no contest. Sentenced 1/13 to 5 years probation and to register as sex offender. Ordered by Vatican in 2018 to a life of prayer and penance. On archdiocese’s list updated 12/6/18.

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