Tag: Richard Francis Garcia

Fr. Richard Francis Garcia – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Richard Francis Garcia

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1958

Left ministry: 1967

Died: ~2008

Assigned as follows:

  • 1959-1962      St. Matthew (Long Beach, CA)
  • 1963-1967      Our Lady of Lourdes, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1966                San Fernando Valley State College (San Fernando, CA)
  • 1967                St. Catherine Laboure; El Camino College (Torrance, CA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Richard Francis Garcia:

According to media reports, in 2002, Father Richard Francis Garcia was accused of sexually abusing a minor bop from 1961 to 1963 while he served at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Northridge. He left the priesthood in 1967. His name appeared on the 2005 Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ report addendum of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. His whereabouts from the time he left the priesthood were unknown until his death in approximately 2008. 

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