Deacon Patricio William Batuyong: Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Deacon Patricio William Batuyong

Ordained:  1983

  • 1984-1987: Ft. Sheridan Chapel, Highland Park, IL
  • 1988-1992: St. Ansgar, Hanover Park, IL (CHI)
  • 1993: Permanent Deacon (ATL)
  • 1994-2019: Unknown

In 1993, Deacon Patricio William Batuyong was arrested and charged with criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, and soliciting a juvenile for prostitution in connection with incidents that were alleged to have occurred in 1991, while he was working at St. Ansgar in Hanover Park, Illinois. Deacon Batuyong was reportedly removed from public ministry in 1993 and laicized in 1996. Deacon Batuyong is believed to have died in 2009. Deacon Batuyong is included in the Archdiocese of Chicago’s list of “Archdiocesan Priests with Substantiated Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with Minors.” Deacon Batuyong’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children from 1994 until his death in 2009 are unknown.