Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Notes: Esquibel (also spelled Esquivel) is alleged to have molested boys in several parishes before he was placed in job at Chancery office. Reoffended after treatment. Indicted in 10/93 and charged with abusing a 15-year-old altar boy in 1983; charges dropped by Judge 2/95 for lack of evidence. Worked as Army Reserve chaplain from 1979. Still so listed as late as 2002, likely in error. At least 2 civil suits filed in 1994.
Sources: Doe vs. Roman, Bernalilio Cty NM, Cause #CV-94-05046; Roswell Daily Record 10.31.93; Roswell Daily REcord 11.14.93; Albuquerque Journal 02.09.95; Albuquerque Journal 02.21.95; http://bishop-accountability.org/