Fr. Roberto Bravo – Diocese of Oakland

| Dec 7, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Roberto Bravo

Diocese of Oakland

Ordained: 1998

Left order: 2005

Assigned as follows:

  • 1998-1999: Holy Rosary (Antioch, CA)
  • 1999-2000: Newman Center (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 2000-2002: St. Dominic’s (San Francisco, CA)
  • 2002-2005: St. Albert’s Priory (Oakland, CA)
  • 2005-present: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Roberto Bravo:

Fr. Roberto Bravo was a priest of the Dominican order. According to media reports, in 1999, he was investigated following complaints that he had inappropriately touched six teenage girls. He was moved to Salt Lake City, where he continued to have “problems” with teenage girls.

Bravo was ultimately sent to live with six other admitted Dominican sex offenders at a seminary in Oakland, California. In February 2005, he left St. Albert’s after the Dominicans placed restrictions on him. The Dominicans contacted the police. Bravo left the order and is last known to have been living in Long Beach, CA. His current whereabouts are unknown.

In 2019, Bravo’s name appeared on the Diocese of Oaklands’ list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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