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Deacon Ronald Gonzalez – Diocese of Phoenix

Deacon Ronald Gonzalez

Diocese of Phoenix 

Ordained: 1987

Assigned as Follows:

  • 1983-1999 Chaplain for the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the Diocese of Harrisburg
  • 1999-2010 Supervisory chaplain for the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the Diocese of Phoenix
  • 2003-2011 St. Thomas More Parish (Glendale, AZ)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Deacon Ronald Gonzalez: 

In August 2013, the Diocese of Phoenix received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against Deacon Ronald Gonzalez. He had been serving in the Diocese of Phoenix since 1999 after relocating from the Diocese of Dallas. The allegation related to incidents allegedly occurring in Texas and Pennsylvania, prior to Gonzalez’s arrival in Arizona.

The Diocese of Phoenix relieved him of his ministry duties and was later made to resign.

In August of 2018, the Harrisburg Catholic Diocese released a list of clergy it said were the subject of credible allegations of sexual abuse, and it included Ronald Gonzalez. 

His current location is unknown.

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