Fr. Papa-Rao Pasala
Diocese: Archdiocese of Oklahoma City OK
From the Diocese of Nellore, India. Assigned for a time in 2001 to the Diocese of Oklahoma City. The diocese announced in 12/19 that Pasala had substantiated allegations against him of the sexual abuse of a 17-year-old girl in 2001. He was sent back to India in 12/01 after admitting to his behavior. He had returned to the U.S. and from 2014 was working in parishes in the Diocese of Baker, OR. He was removed from ministry in 12/6/19 after the old allegations were discovered by a law firm in OK reviewing files. Again sent back to India.
- Archdiocese of Oklahoma City List Updated 01.21.20
- Oklahomian 12.16.19
- Associated Press 12.16.19
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