Fr. Joseph Gallegos

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Notes:  Alleged to have abused at least four boys, one in each of his four assignments from 1965-1972. Apparently had his privileges suspended from 1972-1992. Was reconciled with the Church in 1992 just before dying of AIDS. At least one victim also acquired AIDS. At least 4 suits filed against estate. One suit settled in Fall, 1994 and another was settled before it reached the lawsuit stage. Named in at least one civil suit filed 8/14.

Sources:  Denver Rocky Mountain News 06.29.94KOB Channel 4 08.18.14Albuquerque Jounal 08.22.14