Fr. Joseph Anthony Gallegos

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Ordained: 1963
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe NM

Alleged to have abused at least four boys, one in each of his four assignments 1965-1972. Apparently had his privileges suspended from 1972-1992. Was reconciled with the Church just before dying of AIDS in 9/1992. At least one victim also acquired AIDS. At least four suits filed against estate. One suit settled in Fall 1994 and another was settled before it reached the lawsuit stage. Named in at least one civil suit filed in 8/2014. Included on the Santa Fe archdiocese’s list of accused on 9/12/2017.

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