Diocese: Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Notes: Civil suit against Griego filed in 1993 and 7 in 1994. Griego lived for a time at Archbishop Sanchez’ residence after treatment at Paracletes. Put on leave 1/93; church began laicization process 2/94. Began work as prison psychologist after passing FBI check; resigned months later. Civil suit filed 5/14 by person alleging abuse at an Albuquerque parish in 1986. Suit filed 8/15 accused Griego of sexual abuse of boy in 1980s at Griego’s home in Montezuma and at Queen of Heaven in Albuquerque. Man filed suit 5/14 against Santa Fe archdiocese; spoke publicly in 11/15 that Griego raped him when he was 17-yrs-old in 1986; had gone to Griego for guidance about possibly becoming priest. Said there were teenage boys with Griego, hanging out in rectory and drinking. Civil trial related to this case to be held 8/16. Accused in 12/17/15 suit of abuse of boy, age 14-18, at parishes in Las Vegas NM and Albuquerque parish 1975-79.
Sources: Albuquerque Journal 02.28.95; Santa Fe New Mexican 03.01.95; Albuquerque Journal 06.28.95; Albuquerque Journal 07.21.95; Albuquerque Journal 03.20.98; Albuquerque Tribune 12.19.98; Santa Fe New Mexican 06.30.02; John Doe C v Archdiocese of Santa Fe 05.13.14; KOAT 05.14.14; KRQE 05.14.14; Santa Fe New Mexican 05.14.14; Albuquerque Journal 05.15.14; Albuquerque Journal 10.13.15; New Mexican 11.16.15; KRQE 11.18.15; Albuquerque Journal 12.06.15; New Mexican 12.17.15; ABQ Journal 11.19.17; http://bishop-accountability.org/