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Fr. Raul Carvajal – Diocese of Monterey

Father Raul Carvajal

Diocese of Monterey

Raul Carvajal Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1971

Left Diocese: 1982

Removed: 2005

Assignment History:

  • 1971-1972: Our Lady of the Valley (Canoga Park, CA)
  • 1972-1977: St. Basil (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1977-1978: Epiphany (South El Monte, CA)
  • 1978-1979: Leave of Absence
  • 1979-1982: St. Basil (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1982: St. John the Baptist (Baldwin Park, CA)
  • 1982: Left Archdiocese

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Raul Carvajal:

Originally from Ecuador, Fr. Raul Carvajal (Hernandez) was ordained a priest in 1971 and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Monterey. According to media reports, in 2005, Fr. Carvajal was accused of sexual abuse to a minor in 1976 and again from 1984-1985. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. 

Fr. Carvajal Hernandez left the archdiocese in 1982, but the Los Angeles Archdiocese didn’t receive reports of the abuse until 2009.

Fr. Raul Carvajal is listed on the Monterey Diocese’s list in 2019 and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2018 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or the Subject of Eligible IRCP Compensation Claims. 

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Monterey 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 Monterey now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Diocese of Monterey, 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.

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