Fr. Rolando G. Garcia

Ordained: 1986
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Miami FL

From Cuba. Accused in a 2007 civil suit of sexual abuse of 11-year-old boy in 1989 at St. John Bosco in Little Havana. Suit settled in 2009. New suit filed in 9/12, alleging abuse in the 1980s when Garcia was in seminary. Suspended for 10 days before returned to active ministry. Per the archdiocese, Garcia passed polygraph test. Accused in 10/12 of covering up abuse by another priest. New suit filed 10/23/12 claiming abuse beginning in 1994. Denied all allegations. Removed without privileges 10/24/12. Resigned 11/30/12.

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