Brother Joaquin Moreno
Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Franciscan)
Left Order: 2008
- 1981-1982: Our Lady of Guadalupe (San Jose, CA)
- 1982-1991: St. Elizabeth’s (Oakland, CA)
- 1991-1992: St. Mary’s (Stockton, CA)
- 1992-1994: Our Lady of Guadalupe (St Paula, CA)
- 1994-2005: St. Boniface (San Francisco, CA)
- 2006-2007: Berkeley, CA
- 2008: Left Order
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Brother Joaquin Moreno:
Brother Joaquin Moreno was ordained a Franciscan priest in 1981, who served in multiple parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2019, his name was included on the Franciscans’ Santa Barbara Province list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. It noted an allegation that Br. Moreno sexually abused a minor in 1996. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.
Moreno left the order in 2008. He is also listed on the Oakland Diocese’s 2019 list of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor, as well as on the Diocese of Stockton Revised List in November 2020.
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