Friday, May 20, 2016

PACIFIC DAILY NEWS. MAY 20, 2016. 1:03 AM - PEREDA RESIGNS

Member of church's sexual misconduct board resigns



A member of a board within Guam’s Catholic Church that reviews sexual misconduct complaints wrote an email to the church’s sexual abuse response coordinator Wednesday stating he believes accusations that the archbishop sexually assaulted a minor.

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2016/05/19/member-churchs-sexual-misconduct-board-resigns-says-he-believes-archbishop-accuser/84578788/


Pereda has worked as a clinical social worker for more than 30 years, he said. He told the Pacific Daily News that in his professional capacity he is able to accurately determine if someone’s account of abuse is credible. In the case of Quintanilla, Pereda said his explanation of the abuse was credible.

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Deacon Claros was unavailable for comment as of press time.

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