Fr. Clovis Vilchez-Parra

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Chicago


Peru native. Arrived in U.S. 2007, ordained in 2012. Assigned to Our Lady of Mercy in Chicago, then associate pastor of Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church in Arlington Heights. Charged 2/24/15 with felony possession and reproduction of child pornography. Removed from ministry pending outcome. Pled guilty. Sentenced 4/17 to 4 yrs’ prison and ordered to register as a sex offender. Given 460 days credit for time served on electric monitoring.


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago 02.25.15; WGEM 02.25.15; NBC Chicago 09.21.16; Chicago Tribune 04.27.17; Daily Herald 04.29.17