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Fr. Miguel Umana Zelaya – Archdiocese of Washington

Father Miguel Umana Zelaya

Archdiocese of Washington

Ordained: 1996

Removed: 2000

Laicized: 2003

Assigned as follows:

  • Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Miguel Umana Zelaya:

According to media reports, in 2000, an allegation that Father Miguel Umana Zelaya sexually abused a minor was reported to the Archdiocese of Washington. He was removed from ministry, and in 2003, he was laicized.

In October 2018, Father Zelaya’s name first appeared publicly on the Archdiocese of Washington’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. No information on the allegation regarding age/gender of the victim was given.

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