Religious Order: Claretian Missionaries
Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago
Ordained in Mexico. After serving in Chicago, Pantoja worked in New Jersey and Texas and then spent nearly a decade working as priest in Mexico. Placed on leave in 2003 after suit filed. Accused of abuse of a 14 yr old youth in 1970s at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Suit settled.
Chicago Sun-Times 10.09.03; Daily Southtown (IL) 10.09.03; SNAP Statement 08.01.13; Chicago Tribune 08.02.13; SNAP Statement 08.09.13; SNAP Statement 09.06.13; http://bishop-accountability.org/member/psearch.jsp