Fr. Jose Mejia Gonzalez – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Sep 22, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Jose Mejia Gonzalez

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1990

Removed: 2015

Assignment History:

  • 1991-1995: St. Joseph (Hawthorne, CA)
  • 1995:           St. John Vianney (Hacienda Heights, CA)
  • 1995:           SS. Peter and Paul (Wilmington, CA)
  • 1996-1997: St. Anthony (Oxnard, CA)
  • 1997-1999: St. Emydius (Lynwood, CA)
  • 2000-2001: Freeman Memorial Hospital (Inglewood, CA)
  • 2001-2006: Providence Holy Cross Medical Center (Mission Hills, CA)
  • 2006-2007: Sick Leave
  • 2007:           St. Philip Neri (Lynwood, CA)
  • 2007-2009: St. Bernard (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 2007-2009: Children’s Hospital (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 2010:          Our Lady of Guadalupe (El Monte, CA)
  • 2009-2015: St. Philip Neri (Lynwood, CA)
  • 1999-2001: St. Basil (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 2015:           Inactive Leave

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Jose Mejia Gonzalez:

Fr. Jose Mejia Gonzalez was ordained a priest in 1990, who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2015, he was accused of child sexual abuse that occurred between 1983-1985. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

According to the Los Angeles Archdiocese, Fr. Mejia Gonzalez had his faculties removed in 2015. He was listed on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2018 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.

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