Fr. Juan Carlos Duran

Order: OP
Ordained: 1996
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Memphis TN

Extern priest from Colombia. Removed from Franciscan order 1985 for sexual abuse of a boy in Bolivia. Accepted by Dominicans, who were aware of his history. Sued 2004. Accused of abuse of a boy. Also charged in 2004 with sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy in 1999 and continuing until 2002 in St. Louis and Chicago. Believed to have returned to Colombia. Dismissed from Dominicans in 2001. Laicized in 2017. Some reports state he was transferred to St. Louis after abuse in Memphis. Others state that he came from St. Louis. Civil suit settled 2/09 for $2M from diocese and order. Included in the Memphis diocese’s report 2/28/20.

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