Fr. Gerardo Jarencio Tanilong

Ordained: 1962
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Orange CA

Per 7/03 articles, Tanilong was arrested after a 15-year-old girl complained that he had molested her earlier in the week. Diocese placed him on leave. Had been part of Diocese for 17 years. Came from the Philippines in 1986; incardinated into the diocese in 1990. Entered a plea of guilty on 1/30/04 and in 4/04 was sentenced to six months in jail and three years probation. Diocese permanently suspended his privileges. On sex offender registry 2/12. In violation of registration requirements since 10/09. Died sometime before 8/12/16, per diocesan status list.


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