Fr. Ramon Varela
Named publicly as accused by the Franciscans’ Santa Barbara Province on its list 5/31/19. It notes allegations received in 1994 of the sexual abuse of minors 1949-79. Varela’s first assignment was in 1949, in AZ. He died in 2002. On the Oakland diocese’s list in 2019. Added to the Stockton diocese’s list 11/12/20, where he worked 1955-60. Included in 8/21 on the Diocese of Fresno’s list of credibly accused, where he was assigned 1968-70.
- Santa Barbara Province Franciscans List 05.31.19
- Diocese of Stockton Revised List 11.12.20
- Diocese of Fresno List accessed 01.17.22
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