Fr. Esteban Rodriguez, O.Carm.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Esteban Rodriguez, O.Carm.

Ordained: 1986
  • 1987-1990: Unknown
  • 1991-1993: St. Thomas Aquinas, New York, NY (BRK)
  • 1994-1997: Unknown
  • 1998-1999: St. Simon Stock, Bronx, NY (NY)
  • 2000-2003: Unknown
  • 2004-2008: St. Albert’s, Middletown, NY (NY)
  • 2009-2019: Unknown

Fr. Esteban Rodriguez was ordained a priest of the Carmelite Fathers and Brothers. A 2001 lawsuit accused Fr. Rodriguez and four other priests of child sexual abuse. The priests are alleged to have paid a minor boy for sex between January 1996 and August 1998 at St. Simon Stock in Bronx, New York. The lawsuit settled in 2001. Fr. Rodriguez was believed to be in Puerto Rico in the early 2000s. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.