Fr. Ramon Gomez

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Ordained: 1973
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fresno CA

Named publicly as accused by the Archdiocese of San Antonio on its list 1/31/19. Ordained for the Diocese of Tapachula, Mexico. Extern priest in the Diocese of Fresno 1980-81. Worked in the San Antonio diocese at two parishes, one in Carrizo Springs, 1984-87. Dismissed after law enforcement from California informed the archdiocese that Gomez was accused of child sex abuse in that state. Gomez moved to Jalisco, Mexico, and would return to Carrizo Springs without faculties or permission for priestly ministry, despite the objections of the parish pastor and letter from the archbishop to Tapachula’s bishop. In 1991 a teenage boy reported that he and two others had been abused by Gomez during a visit to Carrizo Springs. The archdiocese deemed the allegations credible, and informed law enforcement. Included in 2021 on the Diocese of Fresno’s list of credibly accused.

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