Fr. Martin Juarez
Diocese: Archdiocese of Kansas City KS
Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/17 of sexually abusing an altar boy at St. Matthew’s in Topeka over a three-year period, beginning when the boy was age 9 in the early 1980s. Juarez’s accuser said the abuse occurred multiple times in various places, including the parish rectory, and it included fondling, oral and forced anal sex. Per the archdiocese, Juarez left priestly ministry there in 1994 and was laicized in 2005. On the archdiocese’s list 1/25/19. It notes mulltple allegations of a abuse, occurring early- to mid-1980s.
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