Fr. Jose Luis Sandoval

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Ordained: 1974
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of San Antonio TX

Accused in 6/98 of abusing an 11-year-old boy in 1976. Archdiocese investigated; said information “believable”. Removed. Fled to Guadalajara, Mexico; allowed ministry until removed by archbishop there in 2004. While reviewing files in 2002, the San Antonio archdiocese found a 1985 allegation that Sandoval attempted abuse against a teenage boy. He was sent for evaluation to Programa Genesis in Mexico for six months, received good report and was reassigned in 1995. On the archdiocese’s list 1/31/19. It notes six allegations. Case referred to Vatican for possible laicization.


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