Fr. Santiago L. Tamayo

Ordained: 1959
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Los Angeles CA

Ordained in the Philippines. Began work in the L.A. archdiocese in 1968; incardinated in 1978. Accused along with six other priests in a 1984 civil suit of abuse of a girl in 1984. Girl gave birth to a daughter in 1982. He fled to the Philippines. Died in 1996 or 1999. Per 2004 archdiocesan report, Tamayo was accused of abuse of a minor 1978-84. Claims against all 7 priests settled for $500K in $660M settlement in Fall, 2007. Personnel files released in 1/13 show he was also alleged to have abused a boy.

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