SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICTCOUNTY OF BERNALILLOSTATE OF NEW MEXICOJOHN DOE “5”,Plaintiff,v.ARCHDIOCESE OF SANTA FE, andSAN FRANCISCO DE ASIS PARISH,Ranchos de Taos,Defendants.COMPLAINT FOR FAILURE TO PREVENT SEXUAL ABUSE,SEXUAL ABUSE, AND RELATED CLAIMS
Plaintiff, by and through his attorneys, states as his complaint:1.
Plaintiff is a resident of Taos County, New Mexico. Plaintiff is “John Doe 5” amongmultiple victims of childhood sexual abuse who are bringing claims as part of their efforts at recovery and healing. Plaintiff “John Doe 5” lives in Taos County.2.
On information and belief Defendant Archdiocese of Santa Fe (hereinafter “Archdiocese”) is a New Mexico corporation which operates or has operated facilities innorthern New Mexico, including in Taos County, New Mexico, including San Franciscode Asis in Ranchos de Taos, and also has offices and does business in Bernalillo County.3.
On information and belief, San Francisco de Asis Parish (hereinafter “the Parish”) is aRoman Catholic Church, which operates or has operated facilities at St. Francis Plaza, inRanchos De Taos, Taos County, New Mexico.4.
Father Michael O’Brien was a Roman Catholic priest employed by the Archdiocese andassigned to San Francisco de Asis Parish in the early1980’s, after working in other
FILED IN MY OFFICE
DISTRICT COURT CLERK
5/6/2013 10:33:06 AM
GREGORY T. IRELAND