Tag: Nelson Damasco

Fr. Nelson Damasco – Diocese of San Diego

Father Nelson Damasco

Diocese of San Diego


Ordained: Not given

Died: 1988 


Assigned as Follows:

  • 1980-1982 Holy Spirit Catholic Church (San Diego, CA)


Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Nelson Damasco:

Father Nelson Damasco was a priest of the Nueva Segovia Diocese in the Philippines before he served in the San Diego Diocese for two years. He was only serving in California from 1980-1982, and then returned to his home diocese.

Father Damasco’s name appears on the list of priests with credible accusations of abuse against them, which was released by the San Diego diocese in March of 2007.

No specific information can be found about the allegations against him or the number of credible victims that have been found. He has been listed as deceased since 1988. 

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