Statement by Joelle Casteix, SNAP Volunteer Western Regional Director (949) 322-7434 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Child sexual abuse affects far more than the victim. Sexual abuse affects families, communities, and generations of children. Yes, Fr. Eleuterio Ramos is dead, but the pain of his alleged abuse lives on in his alleged victims and the people who love those victims.
This is the second recent public child sex abuse-related lawsuit against the Diocese of Orange, dealing with a well-known predator. The pain these alleged molesters have caused is not going away. There may be many more men and women out there, suffering in silence.