Father Hernan Toro
Diocese of San Jose (Archdiocese of Popayan, Colombia)
- 1978-1979: Our Lady of Peace Parish (Santa Clara, CA)
- 1979-1983: Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish (Alviso, CA)
- 1983-1984: St. Athanasius Parish (Mountain View, CA)
- 1984-1986: St. Catherine Parish (Morgan Hill, CA)
- 1986-1988: St. Aloysius Parish (Palo Alto, CA)
- 1988-1990: Detention ministry
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Hernan Toro:
Fr. Hernan Toro was ordained a priest in 1956 who served in the Archdiocese of San Francisco and the in the Diocese of San Jose. He also had ties to the Archdiocese of Popayan in Colombia. According to media reports, in 1983, Toro sexually abused a child while assigned to Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish in Santa Clara, California in 1983. Toro was criminally convicted and forced to register as a sex offender.
Fr. Toro was permanently banned from ministry in 1990. The Diocese of San Jose included Toro on its list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse.
As of 2018, Fr. Toro has been living in San Leandro, California.
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