Fr. Oscar A. Pelaez

Ordained: 1994
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Stockton CA

Extern priest from Colombia. Had been in Stockton diocese since ordination. Accused of abuse of a boy for three years. Arrested in early 2002; pled guilty. Sentenced to six years prison. Released on parole after three. Diocese paid $1M settlement after conviction. Name included on list of claimed abusers attached to Stockton diocese’s 5/9/14 filing in bankruptcy court.

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