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California Abuse Documents

Documents relating to current cases

June 14, 2016

Irwindale Police Department, national police explorer training firm named in second child sex abuse lawsuit

May 8, 2015

Lawsuit against Los Angeles Archdiocese for sexual molestation by Father Christopher Cunningham

April 13, 2015

Jane Doe CB Complaint

March 23, 2015

Two more victims file suit against Los Angeles Archdiocese for abuse by Father Carlos Rene Rodriguez.


October 30, 2014

American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) named in sex abuse lawsuit


October 21, 2014

2 victims file suit against Los Angeles Archdiocese for abuse by former second-in-command, Msgr. Benjamin Hawkes, 10/21/14


September 24, 2014

3 more victims file lawsuit against Alhambra Unified School District and Special Education Teacher Jose Mosqueda, 9/24/14


Lawsuit filed 9/18/14

September 18, 2014

COMPLAINT - First Amended Summons and First Amended Complaint

Father Luis Jaramillo OFM Lawsuit

3 September 4, 2014

Press Release
JP Doe Complaint

Documents regarding Father Luis Jaramillo OFM

June 30, 2014

Father Luis Jaramillo OFM Cap Hot Documents File

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Archdiocese of LA, 17 Sexual Abuse Survivors, Reach Landmark Settlement

February, 19 2014 - Press Conference Documents


Redacted Deposition Transcript of Cardinal Roger Mahony

Media Advisory 2-18-14 Settlement, Mahony

The Punitive Damages Motion Aguilar-Rivera

LA Documents 2-19-14

Los Angeles Archdiocese child sexual abuse timeline

Offender Bios - Aguilar-Rivera et al

Los Angeles Release of Religious Order Priest Personnel Files

September 9, 2013

In 2007 survivors of sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles negotiated for the release of all priest personnel files. Today, three Religious Orders released files on six different clerics.

The files, as expected, are filled with admissions of the sexual abuse of minors. Vincentian Father Carlos Rene Rodriguez C.M. writes he was involved with an incident of a minor within 13 months of ordination.

The file of Father John Ruhl C.M. records the “problem and temptation” at Catholic University of America in 1966. Apparently the problem was so tangible and real, that the Vincentians would not allow Father Ruhl to teach at DePaul Academy yet they sent him Queen of Angeles minor seminary.

These six files from Religious Orders once again reaffirm that children were not protected and that we must change the culture in our largest institutions otherwise the past is prologue to the future.

Vincentians - Congregation of the Mission in California

Fr. Carlos Rene Rodriguez
Fr. John Farris
Fr. John Ruhl

Augustinian Recollects

Fr. Jose Mendez
Fr. Gabriel Salinas

Norbertines - The Order of Canons Regular of Premontre, Canonry of DePere (Premonstratensians)

Fr. John Kohnke

Clergy Files Produced by Archdiocese of Los Angeles

January 31, 2013

Personnel Files of clergy who where subject of the 2007 global settlement have been publicly released and are listed below.


01 21 2013 Statement Cardinal Mahony

01 22 2013 Statement Documents

Abercrombie, Leonard

Aguilar-Rivera, Nicolas

Alzugaray, Joseph

Arzube, Juan

Baker, Michael

Barmasse, Kevin

Boyer, Leland

Brennan, John

Buckley, Michael

Buckman, Franklin

Caffoe, Lynn

Carey, Cleve

Carriere, David

Carroll, Michael

Casey, Edward

Casey, John

Castro, Willebaldo

Chandler, David

Coffield, John

Cosgrove, John

Coughlin, Richard

Cronin, Sean

Cruces, Angel

Daley, Wallace

Dawson, John

Deady, John

DeJonghe, Harold

Devaney, James

Diesta, Arwyn

Doherty, John

Dolan, James

Duggan, Albert

English, Thomas

Farabaugh, Clint

Farmer, Donald

Farris, John

Faue, Matthias

Feeney, John

Fernando, Walter

Fessard, Gerald

Fitzpatrick, James

Ford, James

Gallagher, George

Garcia, Cristobal

Garcia, Peter

Garcia, Richard

Ginty, Denis

Granadino, David

Grill, Philip

Grimes, James

Gunst, George

Hackett, John

Hagenbach, Clinton

Hanley, Bernard

Haran, Michael

Hartman, Richard

Henry, Richard

Hernandez, Stephen

Horvath, Bertrand

Hunt, Michael

Hurley, Daniel

Jaramillo, Luis

Kearney, Christopher

Kelly, Matthew

Knoernschild, John

Kohnke, John

LaPierre, David

Lindner, Jerold

Llanos, Theodore

Loomis, Richard

Lopez, Joseph

Lovell, Lawrence

MacSweeney, Eugene

Marshall, Thomas

Martinez, Ruben

Mateo, Leonard

McAsey, Joseph

McCarthy, Kevin

McElhatton, Thomas

Miani, Titian

Miller, George

Monte, Alfred

Nocita, Michaelf

O'Carroll, Charles

O'Connor, Donal

Orellana-Mendoza, Samuel

Pecharich, Michael

Perez, Henry

Pina, Joseph

Plesetz, Gerald

Ramos, Eleutario

Reilly, Terrence

Rodriguez, Carlos

Roemer, Donald

Roper, William

Rowe, Dorian

Rozo, Efrain

Rucker, George

Ruhl, John

Ryan, Joseph

Salazar, John

Salinas, Gabriel

Sanchez, Manuel

Santillan, John

Savino, Dominic

Scott, George

Sharpe, Joseph

Sheahan, John

Shimmaly, Edward

Silva-Flores, Fidencio

Stallkamp, Louis

Sutphin, Carl

Tamayo, Santiago

Tepe, Raymond

Terra, Michael

Ugarte, Jose

Van Liefde, Christopher

Vetter, Henry

Villa Gomez, Nemoria

Weitz, Wilfrid

Wempe, Michael

Ziemann, Patrick







Newly revealed documents contradict former LA Archbishop Mahony’s stated role in clergy abuse cases

January 21, 2013

Because of one survivor’s fight in the California Civil Courts against Father Nicolas Aguilar Rivera and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, never seen before documents containing vital evidence of how clergy abuse cases were handled by the Archdiocese are now available for public view.

Portions of the thousands of documents filed in this case are posted on the web site The documents, which were not a part of the documents involved in the 2007 settlements with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, demonstrate that former Archbishop and now Cardinal Roger Mahony knew from his first days in office that priests under his supervision were sexually abusing children in Los Angeles.

The documents further demonstrate that contrary to Mahony’s past claims, he was imtimately involve in handling the sex abuse scandal of priests in Los Angeles from 1985 to 2011 and communicated directly with priest perpetrators and their therapists--just as his predecessors McIntrye and Manning had done before him.

Also included in the documents is evidence that as Archbishop, Mahony worked with his Vicar for Clergy to thwart law enforcement involvement by ordering Pastors to not give Altar Boy lists to LAPD detectives, while at the same time, cozying up to high ranking officers at LAPD Juvenile Division.

And finally, even though Mahony and his Vicars for Clergy were aware of the crimes of the priests, the names of the children, and the names of the families; he did not call law enforcement or child protective services but offered counseling in order to keep his perceived enemies closer.

Mahony, the first native Angeleno to be created Cardinal, now holds the title of Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles.

Questions regarding these documents should be directed to:

Anthony De Marco


Jeff Anderson


Pertinent documents:

Mahony request to Ratzinger for dismissal of Rev. Lynn Caffoe

Hawkes and the Vatican Bank, Archbishop Paul Marcinkus

Priest files

LA Priest cheat sheet

Father Cristobal Garcia O.P. 1985

Father Eleuterio Ramos 1975

Father James Ford 1987

Father Larry Lovell C.M.F. 1985

Father Lynn Caffoe 1975

Father Matthew Sprouffske O.Carm 1986

Father Michael Baker 1986

Father Michael Baker 1987

Father Michael Wempe 1987

Father Nicolas Aguilar Rivera 1987

Father Nicolas Aguilar Rivera II 1988

Father Santiago Tamayo 1987

Monsignor Peter Garcia 1984

Monsignor Peter Garcia 1987


LA exhibit numbers to individual priest files

Exhibits 1-6-7-8

Exhibits 11 thru 15

Exhibits 17 thru 23

Exhibit 24

Exhibits 25 thru 38

Exhibits 42 thru 44

Exhibit 45

Exhibit 46

Exhibit 47

Exhibit 48

Exhibit 49

Exhibit 50

Exhibit 51

Exhibit 52

Exhibit 53

Exhibit 54

Exhibit 55

Exhibit 56

Exhibit 57

Exhibit 58

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Supreme Court Denial of Petition for Review

October 12, 2012

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California Supreme Court: Turn Over Clergy Abuse Files

October 10, 2012

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California Supreme Court: Answer to Petition for Review

October 10, 2012

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Order to compel Archdiocese to turn over abuse files on 25 offending priests

October 10, 2012

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Order Re Production of Documents After In Camera Review

October 10, 2012

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Plaintiff John Doe's Preliminary Opposition to Defendants' Petition for Writ of Prohibition, Mandate and Other Appropriate Relief

October 10, 2012

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New complaint filed against Fr. Alex Castillo and Diocese of San Bernardino and Society of The Divine Word and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish

September 18, 2012

Press Release: New lawsuit charges Father Alex Castillo with sexually abusing catechism student in 2003 and 2004

Castillo Complaint

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Sacramento County woman sues Santa Fe Springs Catholic school and LA Archdiocese

September 5, 2012

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California Court of Appeals Decision re: Insurance Code

August 27, 2012

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Complaint: Jessica Prater Bowman v. the Four Square Church

May 29, 2012

Civil Suit by Child Abuse Victim against Foursquare Church in Bakersfield for abuse by Youth Minister Damon Young.

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Complaint: Los Angeles man sues prominent Catholic school administrator John Malburg, his family and LA Archdiocese

April 18, 2012

John Doe TD v. John Malburg, Daniel Murphy and Archdiocese of Los Angeles

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Complaint: John Doe 20 v. Defendant Does 1 through 3

February 7, 2012

John Doe 20 v. Defendant Does 1 through 3


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November 30, 2011
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Miller Police Investigation Report
November 30, 2011
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Miller Photo and Teacher of the Year
November 30, 2011
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Miller John Doe 19 Complaint
November 30, 2011
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