Fr. Angel Crisostomo Mariano

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1992
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of San Jose CA

Mariano was a cross-dresser who was convicted of child molestation in 1998 for performing oral sex on a teenage boy while posing as a 25-year-old woman. Served 5 months in jail. Jesuit leaders had reprimanded Mariano for sexual misconduct at least 5 years prior to the 1998 incident. Jesuits had apparently been moving him around since 1988. After release from prison he moved to a Jesuit community at Los Gatos where other priests abused two mentally disabled residents. Permanently banned from ministry 1998. On diocese of San Jose list 10/18/18. Noted to have been dismissed from the Jesuits 11/25/02. On Jesuits West Province list 12/7/18.


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