Religious Order: Salesian
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago
Peralta had a history of allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in Seminary in Chile in 1980s. Other allegations in Guatemala and Peru; Order transferred him to Chicago. There he was accused of abusing several children in one family in1999. Order transferred him before any investigation could begin, first to NJ to monitored residence and then to his home province. In 2004 he was working as priest in Mexico.
Chicago Sun-Times 04.04.02; Chicago Tribune 04.05.02; Business Wire 04.06.02; US News & World Report 05.03.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Dallas Morning News 06.20.04; http://bishop-accountability.org/member/psearch.jsp