Fr. Ruben D. Martinez

Order: OMI
Ordained: 1968
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Accused of abuse of seven minors in 1970-81, per archdiocesan report. At least two civil suits filed 12/03. Working in Oakland diocese in 2003. Eight lawsuits settled in 2007. Personnel files released by Order 7/31/13 show some allegations written in Japanese characters to disguise references to acknowledgement of homosexuality and admitting to relations with boys. Admitted in 2005 to abusing as many as 100 boys. In 2013 possibly living in Catholic center in Missouri or in Oakland. On the Oakland diocese’s list in 2019.


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