Thursday, May 31, 2018


Posted by Bob
 Priest accused of sex abuse ordered to return by June 15 
PDN June 15
The Archdiocese of Agana instructed Father Adrian Cristobal,

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The face of insubordination.

Image result for insubordinationThe Archdiocese of Agana instructed Father Adrian Cristobal, who has been accused of sexually abusing three boys, to return to Guam by June 15 or sanctions would be imposed on him.
The sanctions would be in addition to precautionary measures imposed on Cristobal when the first allegation was filed on April 10, such as temporarily banning the priest from celebrating Mass publicly or hearing confession while investigations are ongoing.
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Adrian's "shortcut" Phoenix-Guam
Cristobal is believed to be in the vicinity of New York, after leaving the Diocese of Phoenix in Arizona in April. 
Tony Diaz, director of communications for the archdiocese, on Friday said the archdiocese has repeatedly communicated to Cristobal, via e-mail, that he is to return to Guam immediately.
Image result for insubordinate behavior"He has not complied," Diaz said in a statement. "In the most recent communication to Father Adrian this week, the archdiocese has told the priest, he must return to Guam by June 15. Sanctions would be imposed on him should he not comply or produce a valid reason why he cannot return."
The archdiocese acknowledges the third and latest allegation of sexual abuse naming Cristobal, a former chancellor for the archdiocese.
Like the second allegation, the third case is added to the investigation and review process, Diaz said.
The third lawsuit was filed by a person identified in court documents only as J.E. to protect his privacy. The lawsuit says the priest sexually abused J.E. during the mid- to late-1990s, while J.E. was an altar boy at San Vicente Catholic Church in Barrigada. Two other individuals filed separate lawsuits in April and earlier in May, claiming Cristobal sexually abused them.
Image result for insubordinate behavior dr.philArchbishop Michael Jude Byrnes extends prayers on behalf of the archdiocese to J.E. and his family, as well as all who have come forward recently and in the past with such allegations.
There have been 170 Guam clergy sex abuse lawsuits filed in local and federal courts since 2016 against the Archdiocese of Agana, priests, other clergy and others associated with the Catholic Church.
Reporter Haidee Eugenio covers Guam's Catholic church issues, education, government, business and more. 

Image result for apuron guam1. Adrian has never had to deal with insubordination before. Apuron always did what Adrian told him too.

Image result for thumbing nose at2. I couldn't find a picture of Adrian, "The Insubordinate," in action, i.e.  thumbing his nose at the Church.

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Giuseppe Gennarini
3. New York isn't closer to Guam than Phoenix. But it is much closer to New Jersey.

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3 Janet B from Mangilao is in the on deck circle ready to take another swing at Adrian "The Fugitive" Cristobal.