Fr. Louis Aloysius Garcia
Diocese: Diocese of Fresno CA
Accused of abusing several developmentally disabled patients 5/79-8/80 at Porterville State Hospital, where he was chaplain. Suspended in 1981. Civil litigation and criminal charges filed. Matters taken to California’s Court of Appeals. Sentenced to 6 years in 1983. Garcia was on sick leave per 1988 Catholic Directory. Listed on CA sex offender registry as of 5/15/11. Included in 8/21 on the diocese’s list of credibly accused.
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