Fr. Edward Anthony Rodrigue

Ordained: 1962
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of San Diego CA

Admitted to abusing 150 children, “four or five” boys every year of his 22-year career. Sentenced to probation in 1979 for abuse of a boy. Sentenced in 1998 to 10 years’ prison for abuse of boy in 1997. Civil suits filed in 2003 by at least 19. Laicized in 1992. Released from prison in 1/06. Name on 3/30/07 list of San Diego/San Bernardino priests accused of abuse. Died in 2009. One suit settled 4/10. Personnel file released 10/10. On San Bernardino list 10/9/18. Suit filed 12/19 under newly expanded SOL on behalf of five men claiming abuse as children in the 1960s and 1970s by Rodrigue.


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