Fr. Peter Gomez Armstrong – Archdiocese of San Francisco

Father Peter Gomez Armstrong

Archdiocese of New Orleans

Fr. Peter Gomez Armstrong Horowitz Law

Ordained:  1954

Retired:  2001

Dead:  2009

Assignment History:

  • 1954-1959: St. Pius (Redwood City, CA)
  • 1959-1960: Catholic University (Washington D.C.)
  • 1960-1996: Catholic Youth Organization (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1961-1963: St. Patrick’s (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1963-1975: Boys’ Home (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1975-1979: Secretary to the Archbishop for Youth Activities (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1975-1979: St. Vincent School for Boys (San Rafael, CA)
  • 1975-1979: Archdiocesan Planning Commission (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1975-1979: San Francisco 49ers (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1981-1982: Santa Clara County Northern Deanery (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1982-1983: San Mateo County Southern Deanery (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1982-1987: Social Justice Commission/Justice and Peace Office (San Francisco, CA)
  • 1979-2001: St. Pius (Redwood City, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Peter Gomez Armstrong:

According to media reports, in a period between 1992-2002, Fr. Peter Gomez Armstrong, a former chaplain of the San Francisco 49ers, was accused of sexually abusing a Marin County teenage boy. Armstrong was specifically accused of improper contact with the teenage boy.

At the time of the complaint, Armstrong had already retired in 2001. Armstrong died in 2009.

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