Father Raul Carvajal Hernandez
Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Extern)
- 1971-1972: Our Lady of the Valley (Canoga Park, CA)
- 1972-1977: St. Basil (Los Angeles, CA)
- 1977-1978: Epiphany (South El Monte, CA)
- 1978-1979: Leave of Absence
- 1979-1982: St. Basil (Los Angeles, CA)
- 1982: St. John the Baptist (Baldwin Park, CA)
- 1982: Left Archdiocese
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Raul Carvajal Hernandez:
Originally from Ecuador, Fr. Raul Carvajal Hernandez was ordained a priest in 1971, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, in 2005, he was accused of sexual abuse to a minor in 1976 and again from 1984-1985. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. Fr. Carvajal Hernandez left the archdiocese in 1982, but the Los Angeles Archdiocese didn’t receive reports of the abuse until 2009.
Fr. Carvajal Hernandez is listed on the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2018 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or the Subject of Eligible IRCP Compensation Claims. He is also listed on the Monterey Diocese’s list in 2019. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1982 until the present is unknown.
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