Fr. John Peris

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Notes:  Man filed civil suit 6/95 which alleged he was abused by Peris in Anton Chico, NM at St. Joseph Church. Suit said the plaintiff lived at the parish hall for several months so that he could ride the bus to school. Peris also lived at the parish hall and abused the plaintiff for several months in the fall of 1957. 7/95 article said Peris was believed to have returned to Spain shortly after the abuse and is believed to be dead. Archdiocese said it does not know status of Peris.

Sources:  Albuquerque Journal 7.4.95