Fr. Luis Eduardo Ramirez

Order: OAR
Ordained: 2003
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Orange CA

Arrested 1/08 after he took a 17-year-old boy to a motel room to “counsel” him. His order bailed him out and in 6/08 he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and burglary; other misdemeanor charges were dismissed. Admitted to inappropriately touching the youth. His lawyer said it was “bad judgment.” Sentenced to six months in jail in 8/08 and three years probation. Released from jail in 3/09. All privileges removed.

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