Ruben D. Martinez

Ordained: 1968

Ruben D. Martinez was accused of sexually abusing seven minors between 1970-1981. Numerous civil lawsuits have been filed against him.  In 2005, he admitted to abusing as many as 100 boys. Martinez’s personnel files show hundreds of pages of invoices and psychiatric reports from the years his order spent trying to cure him of his pedophilia, including time spent at a New Mexico retreat for abusive clergy.

Father Martinez's Assignments

St. Ferdinand Catholic Church San Fernando, California1971..1972
Holy Family Catholic Church Wilmington, California1973..1974
Mary Immaculate Catholic Church Pacoima, California1975..1982
Holy Family Catholic Church Wilmington, California1983..1992