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Fr. Roberto Barco – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Father Roberto Barco

Archdiocese of Los Angeles/Extern

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Ordained: 1983

Removed: 2016

Assignment History:

  • 2009: St. Mary (Palmdale, CA)
  • 2011-2014: St. Louis (Cathedral City, CA)
  • 2015: Unknown
  • 2016: St. Mary (Palmdale, CA)
  • 2018: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Roberto Barco:

Father Roberto Barco is an Argentinian priest who arrived in California in 2009. According to media reports, in 2016, Father Barco was accused of sexually abusing a child from 2009 to 2010. He was serving at St. Mary in Palmdale at the time the accusation was reported to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles by the San Bernardino Diocese. The allegation was immediately reported to law enforcement. Announcements were made at the parishes and schools where the priest had been present. The matter was investigated and reviewed by the Archdiocese Clergy Misconduct Oversight Board.

Following the accusation, Father Barco was removed from ministry in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and permanently banned from ministry in the Diocese of San Bernardino and returned to his home Diocese in Argentina. He was included in the Diocese of San Bernardino’s list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse and in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Report to the People of God List of Priests Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Minors 2018 Update. Father Barco’s current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in California.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in one of California’s Catholic dioceses, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles now have legal options due to a voluntary compensation fund created by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in California and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Fr. Roberto Barco – Diocese of San Bernardino

Father Roberto Barco

Diocese of San Bernardino

Ordained: 1983

Removed: 2016

Assigned as follows:

  • 2009                St. Mary  (Palmdale, CA) 
  • 2011-2014      St. Louis (Cathedral City, CA)
  • 2015                Unknown
  • 2016                St. Mary (Palmdale, CA)
  • 2018                Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Roberto Barco:

Father Roberto Barco is an Argentinian priest who arrived in California in 2009. According to media reports, in 2016, Father Barco was accused of sexually abusing a child from 2009 to 2010. He  was serving at St. Mary in Palmdale at the time the accusation was reported to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles by the San Bernardino Diocese. The allegation was immediately reported to law enforcement, announcements were made at the parishes and schools where the priest had been present, and the matter was investigated and reviewed by the Archdiocese Clergy Misconduct Oversight Board.

Following the accusation, Father Barco was removed from ministry in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and permanently banned from ministry in the Diocese of San Bernardino, and returned to his home Diocese in Argentina. He was included in the Diocese of San Bernardino’s list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse and in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Report to the People of God List of Priests Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Minors 2018 Update. Father Barco’s current whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in San Bernardino, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of San Bernardino now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims.  Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.