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Schismatic ‘bishop’ arrested on drug charges, investigated for abusing minors

December 31, 2009

A former Catholic priest who is now a schismatic “bishop” was arrested on drug charges on December 29. Antony Martinez Garduno is also being investigated for sexually abusing minors after a young man alleged Garduno abusing him.

In 1993, Garduno left his parish after a man accused him of improper activity during a marriage counseling session. In 2003, Garduno became the first person to face an ecclesiastical trial in the Diocese of San Bernardino for heresy and schism.


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