On January 2, 2019, the Diocese of Monterey released a list of 30 clergymen who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. Juan Carlos Esquivel was listed as a credibly accused seminarian not previously released to the public. The diocese acknowledged that it received reports of sexual abuse involving Esquivel arising out of an incident in 2007.
Articles about Father Esquivel
- KSBW8 TV - Diocese of Monterey Names 30 Clergymen 'Credibly Accused' of Sexual Misconduct (02/01/2019)
- Monterey Herald - Diocese of Monterey Releases Report on Child Sex Abuse (03/01/2019)
- The Californian - Monterey Diocese IDs Clergy Accused of Abuse Since 1950s (02/01/2019)
- Diocese of Monterey - Report of Credible Allegations (02/01/2019)