Seminarian Juan Carlos Patino-Arango

Status: Indicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston TX

Seminary student in 2003 when the parents of a youth reported abuse by Patino-Arango. Reportedly returned to his native Colombia, or possibly to Florida, when the investigation began. Indicted in 2004 for the abuse of two boys in 1996 while a seminarian. Civil suit filed in 2004 by three; moved to federal court in 2005. Defendants named include Pope Benedict (then Cardinal Ratzinger). Pope dismissed 12/05. Settled in 2/08.

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