Br. Ruben Soto

Order: OFM
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Soto, a Franciscan brother in training, was accused in 1995 of molesting three boys at St. Anthony’s Church in Cicero IL. Soto told another friar who alerted authorities. Soto was arrested in 6/1995. The LINKUP (survivors group) later reported that that Soto may have also abused youths in Texas. Included as of 1/2024 on the Franciscans’ Our Lady of Guadalupe Province list of credibly accused. (Member of the Sacred Heart Province.) Noted to have left the Province when his temporary vows expired 6/6/1995.

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