Fr. Ron Roth

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Notes:  Worked in Peoria, IL from 1966 to 1968. Worked in New Mexico between 1968-1972 and then returned to Illinois from 1972 to 1991. Peoria Bishop placed him on leave 3/93 after civil suit filed in NM which alleged he abused at least 3 boys and 1 girl there,beginning in 1968. One mom had complained to Santa Fe Archdiocese but nothing done. By 6/97 news articles were referring to Roth as a spiritual healer and former priest.

Sources:  USA Today 08.24.93Peoria Journal-Star 08.25.93