Fr. Solamon (Soloman) Bandiho: Removed From Ministry Due to Sexual Misconduct With a Minor.

Fr. Solamon (Soloman) Bandiho

Ordained: 1994
  • 1994-2014: Unknown
  • 2014: Holy Cross Roman Catholic Parish, Mesa, AZ (PHX)
  • 2015-2018: Unknown

Fr. Solamon Bandiho was a priest from the Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania who attended the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley, California for doctoral studies. As part of a work-study program, Fr. Bandiho was assigned to Holy Cross Parish in Mesa, Arizona, in July 2014. Approximately five months after his assignment to Holy Cross Parish, Fr. Bandiho was one of five arrested in an undercover child prostitution sting. Fr. Bandiho’s current status as a priest, his whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.