Fr. Jose Chavarin: Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Jose Chavarin

Jose Chavarin

Fr. Jose Chavarin was a priest from Mexico. Fr. Chavarin was accused of child sexual abuse, from 1986 to 1991, while he worked for the Diocese of San Diego. In 2008, the Diocese of San Diego learned about the allegations of child sexual abuse by Fr. Chavarin and notified the Archdiocese of San Franciso, where Fr. Chavarin was working at the time. The Archdiocese of San Francisco placed Fr. Chavarin on administrative leave. He subsequently fled to his native country of Mexico. Fr. Chavarin’s current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.