Fr. Miguel Esquivel

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Ordained: 1982
Status: Arrested

Diocese: Diocese of San Angelo TX

Accused in 2002 of sexually assaulting a girl in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Removed from active ministry in 4/02. Arrested by the sheriff’s office in 6/02 and charged with eight felony counts. Civil suit filed in 7/02. “On duty outside the diocese” per the 2002 Official Catholic Directory. He had been serving as chaplain in a federal prison out of state until allegations surfaced. Criminal charges dropped in 1/04 due to SOL. Civil suit settled. On Las Cruces diocese’s list 11/8/18. Noted to have worked in the Las Cruces diocese in 1996, as a La Tuna Prison chaplain. On San Angelo’s list 2/13/19.


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