Father Arthur Fernando
Diocese of Orange
Assigned as follows:
- Pre-1976 Unknown
- 1976 St. Pius V (Buena Park, CA)
- 1977 Unknown
- 1978- 1979 Holy Family (Seal Beach, CA)
- 1980-2018 Unknown
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Arthur Fernando:
Father Arthur (Arturo) Fernando was ordained a priest who served in the Diocese of Orange. According to media reports, was accused of sexually abusing a child from 1973 to 1975 at St. Pius V Church in Buena Park, California. He denied the allegation. He was named in at least one civil lawsuit. He was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. It is believed he died in 1983 in Sri Lanka.
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