Fr. Dominic Nguyen

Ordained: 1995
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Orange CA

Sent from the Diocese of Orange to Idaho in 2002 after an ‘affair’ with a woman. Was returned in 2003 to Orange after a repairman found child porn on his computer at the church in Idaho. Orange immediately placed him on leave. Idaho authorities later determined there was not sufficient evidence of a criminal act. Status per the Orange website in 8/16 was “voluntary permanent leave.” Per the diocese’s list updated 4/2/19, Nguyen was seeking laicization.


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