Database of Publicly Accused Priests in the United States
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Last First Ord T Status D/O Notes Diocese Source/Assignments
Cristancho
Fernando 1985 P Arrested Diocesan Removed 1997 for sexual misconduct with young woman (not a minor) in Arlington diocese. Cristancho arranged in vitro fertilization of woman in Colombia using his sperm. Triplets born in 11/01 (2 boys, 1 girl). Baltimore archdiocese learned about the children and fired Cristancho from parish in 7/02. Privileges removed 2004. In 2006 DSS found sexual abuse of both boys, including oral sex. Mother reported possible 3rd victim. Maryland Appeals court gave custody to mother in 10/08. Cristancho denied abuse. Arrested in 9/17, charged with making and possessing child pornography. Detectives found photos of little boys on Cristancho's electronic devices in his home, and on a memory card in a safe. Baltimore, MD Source:
Diocesan Communicator (Marquette, MI) 03.10.04; Maryland Daily Record 10.27.08; MD Court of Special Appeals 10.27.08; Baltimore Examiner 10.30.08; Daily Record 10.31.08; Examiner 11.06.08; Statement by Bill Casey of SNAP 11.06.08; Daily Times 11.11.08; Examiner 11.23.08; Baltimore Sun 09.27.17; Fox 45 News 09.28.17
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Cristancho Jorge 1978 P Accused Diocesan Named publicly as accused on the archdiocese's list 11/6/18. Assigned to seven parishes over his career. On leave of absence 1987-88. On the diocesan Hispanic Liaison Personnel Board 1991-97. Laicized 2003. Atlanta, GA Source:
Archdiocese of Atlanta List 11.06.18; Reporter Newspapers 11.07.18; WSB TV 11.07.18
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