Fr. Ralph W. Pairon

Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe


First identified publicly as accused on Santa Fe archdiocese list 9/12/17. From Belgium. Was priest of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (C.I.C.M.); sent by Order to the U.S. in 1954. Incardinated in the Santa Fe archdiocese. Transferred to San Antonio TX archdiocese in 1968, where he taught high school for 22 years. Died 10/5/14. Named in suit filed 11/18, accused of abuse at St. Thomas in Abuquiu, beginning in 1969, of a 10-year-old girl.


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