Father Nicholas Reina
Archdiocese of Los Angeles/Salesians
Assignment History of Nicholas Reina:
- 1979-1980: De Sales Hall Seminary (Bellflower, CA)
- 1980-1981: Left Archdiocese
- 1981-1997: Don Bosco Technical Institute (Rosemead, CA)
- 1997-2013: Left Archdiocese
- 2013 – 2016: Salesian Community (Los Angeles, CA)
- 2016-2018: De Sales Hall Seminary (Bellflower, CA)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Nicholas Reina:
Fr. Nicholas Reina was a Salesian Priest that was accused of sexually abusing a minor in 2000. The alleged abuse was reported to the Los Angeles Archdiocese in 2018, and he was removed from ministry. Fr. Reina was named publicly as accused on the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s 2018 list of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The report shows that the Salesians had received an allegation in 2000 that Reina molested a child in 1975, prior to ordination. In 2012, an adult told the order Reina made an “improper advance” toward him in 2000.
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