Fr. Lucas Galvan – Diocese of Pueblo

| Jul 14, 2021 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Lucas Galvan (Theatine priest)

Diocese of Pueblo

Ordained: 1980

Removed: 2010

Assigned as follows:

  • 1981-1986: Most Precious Blood (San Louis, CO)
  • 1987-1989: Sangre de Cristo (San Luis, CO)
  • 1990-1991: Unknown
  • 1992-1993: Provincial House at St. Andrew, Seminary (C.R.) (Denver, CO)
  • 1994-2019: Unknown

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Lucas Galvan:

Father Lucas Galvan was ordained a priest of the Theatine Fathers in 1980, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Pueblo. According to media reports, in 1989, Fr. Galvan was convicted of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl in Colorado. The Diocese of Pueblo settled a civil lawsuit brought by the survivor and Fr. Galvan was transferred to the Servants of the Paraclete, an institution known for treating clerics accused of sexually abusing minors.

It is reported that through the international Theatine Fathers, Fr. Galvan was able to move to Argentina before finding sanctuary in Mexico City. He reportedly worked as a priest in Mexico until 2010, when he was removed from priestly duty in Mexico City.

Fr. Galvan’s name was included on the Diocese of Las Cruces in May 2019. His status as a priest and current whereabouts are unknown.

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