Fr. Z. Enrique Perez – Diocese of Sacramento

| Jun 15, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Z. Enrique Perez

Diocese of Sacramento/Oratorian

Ordained: 1961

Retired: 2003

Removed: 2003

Assignment History:

  • 1999-2000: Our Lady of the Assumption (Truckee, CA)
  • 2000-2001: Immaculate Conception (Sacramento, CA)
  • 2001-2003: Our Lady of the Assumption (Truckee, CA) and Our Lady of the Lake (Kings Beach, CA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Z Enrique Perez:

A Columbia native, Fr. Z Enrique Perez was ordained for the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri (Oratorian). Two allegations were reported to the Diocese of Sacramento in 2001 and 2002, of sexual abuse of young males between the ages of 18-25 while Perez was serving at Immaculate Conception in Sacramento, California. After the allegations surfaced, Perez had his faculties removed, and he retired in 2003. He then returned to the Bogota Oratorian community.

Perez was named publicly on the Diocese of Sacramento list of priests credibly accused of child sexual abuse.

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