Fr. Roger Anderson, O.F.M. Cap: Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Fr. Roger Anderson, O.F.M. Cap

Ordination: Unknown
  • 1951: St. Lawrence of Brindisi Catholic Church, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1952-1971: Unknown
  • 1972-1980: Old Mission Santa Ines, Solvang, CA
  • 1981-present: Unknown

Fr. Roger Anderson is a Capuchin priest. He has been accused of sexually abusing at least two children from approximately 1981 to 1983. At least one of the children was allegedly abused by Fr. Anderson at Old Mission Santa Ines in Solvang. Fr. Anderson has been named in at least one civil lawsuit. Fr. Anderson was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. It is believed Fr. Anderson died in 2008. From 1981 to his death, Fr. Anderson’s status as a priest, his whereabouts, and whether he had access to children are unknown.