Fr. Mario Pacheco – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

| Sep 30, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Mario Pacheco

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Ordained: 1976

Removed: 2013

Assignment History:

  • 1976-1979: St. Rose of Lima (Simi Valley, CA)
  • 1979-1983: Santa Clara (Oxnard, CA)
  • 1983-1987: Assumption (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 1987-1990: SS. Peter and Paul (Wilmington, CA)
  • 1990-1995: St. Philip the Apostle (Pasadena, CA)
  • 1995-2006: Sacred Heart (Covina, CA)
  • 2006-2011: St. Joseph (Hawthorne, CA)
  • 2011-2013: St. Francis de Sales (Sherman Oaks, CA)
  • 2013: St. Joseph (Pomona, CA)
  • 2013: Inactive Leave
  • 2013: Faculties Removed by Decree

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Mario Pacheco:

Fr. Mario Pacheco was ordained a priest in 1976, who served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2013, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles received a report that he sexually abused a minor between 1993 and 1995. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. His faculties were removed that same year.

In 2018, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles publicly exposed Father Mario Pacheco’s credible accusation of sexually assaulting an innocent victim on its List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Fr. Pacheco’s status as a priest, whereabouts, and assignments are unknown.

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