Jose Urbina

Status / Last Known Location: Arrested in 1989 for child molestation. Fled to Mexico while out on bail.
Diocesan Response: Involuntarily dismissed from priesthood by the Pope in 2008 based on a petition submitted to Rome by the diocese
Year and Place of Birth: 1953, Mexico
Seminary Attended: Seminario de Guadalajara, 1971-1975; Seminario de Tijuana, 1975-1978
Date Ordained / Connection to Diocese: Ordained October 1979 as priest of the Diocese of Sacramento

Assignments in Diocese of Sacramento

  • 1980-1983: St. Isidore, Yuba City; St. Joseph, Marysville
  • 1983-1987: St. Joseph, Sacramento

Reporting Victims

Date range of alleged abuse: 1980-1987

  1. Male, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling, masturbation, attempted penetration
    • Year reported to diocese: 1989
  2. Male, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Specifics not clear in the records
    • Year reported to diocese: 2007