Fr. Julian Sanz

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Ordained: 1977
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Tucson AZ

From Spain. Arrived in the Tucson diocese in 1980. Incardinated in 1994. Placed on leave in 10/02 after a youth said he had been molested in 8/02. Another victim came forward later to say he was molested at age 11 during confession in 1982. Sanz was arrested in 2/03 on two counts of sexual abuse of a child. Pled no contest. Sentenced in 10/03 to five years in prison. Civil suit filed in 1/04 by the victim in criminal charges. Removed from priesthood in 2010.


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