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Convicted pedophile priest Tony Rodrigue admits to 5 victims a year in 20 years yet diocese claims to not know his name

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“His brother Tom Rodrigue was travelled down here to meet Tony when he got out of prison and he was careful to keep Tony away from kids,” said an attorney connected to the case.

The ex-priest Rodrigue “was put into a halfway house program and his brother Tom is paying for the global positioning system to keep him monitored,” the attorney said.

Margaret told me, “When I’d be in the rectory there’d be kids coming to the door asking for Father Tony."

MARGARET: It happened soon after I started work there. And he was standing in the background of where I was answering the door, I mean I just knew that this guy wasn’t supposed to see kids and here he was coming to the door and coming out and meeting them.”

I went to Father Tony and I said, you invited him and you tell him you can’t see children.

I was too young to understand even the ramifications

When I was in Coachella there was another one that I met

Gustavo Benson

Who is now in the diocese of Tijuana

Who was also accused

Here is his assignment history of Anthony Rodrigue as Schettler has gathered it

1963 - La Jolla - Mary Star of the Sea
1964 “ “

1965 - Lakeside - Our Lady of Perpetual Help
1966 - “ “

1967 - Encinitas - St. Johns

1968 - Calexico - Our Lady of Guadalupe
1969 “ “
1970 “ “
1971 “ “

1972 - directory not available

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