Fr. Bernard Waltos – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father Bernard Waltos

Diocese of San Bernardino/FranciscanBernard Waltos Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1973

Died: 1992

Assignment History:

  • 1974-1977: St. Hedwig (Detroit, MI)
  • 1977-1978: Bishop Montgomery High School (Torrance, CA)
  • 1978-1979: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Hermosa Beach, CA)
  • 1979-1992: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Bernard Waltos:

Fr. Bernard Waltos worked at various parishes throughout Michigan and California. According to the Diocese of San Bernardino, Waltos was accused of abusing a minor from 1984 to 1990, while his status was unknown. In 2010, as part of a settlement with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, the Diocese of San Diego released Waltos’ personnel file. Waltos was included in the Diocese of San Bernardino’s list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino in California. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Diocese of San Bernardino, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.