Fr. Jose Luis Urbina

Ordained: 1979
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Sacramento CA

From Mexico. Ordained for Sacramento. Pled guilty 1989 to committing lewd acts with a child under 14. Skipped bail and fled to Mexico before sentencing. Accused in 2003 lawsuit against Diocese and Urbina of sexual abuse of boy, age 9-17 in 1980s. Found working as a priest in Navojoa, Mexico in 2005. Mexico would not allow extradition to the U.S. Laicization announced 8/21/08. A 2008 civil suit dismissed 11/10 on SOL. On Sacramento diocese’s list 4/30/19. It notes allegations received 1989 and 2007, each of abuse of a boy in the 1980s. Warrant for arrest renewed in 2019.

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