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Manuel Guevara: Jose and Abuse Cases

manuel guevara: The prosecutor's office said the police were seeking information about priests Mauricio Viquez and Manuel Guevara and looking for clues to any possible coverup of sexual abuse cases by San Jose Archbishop Jose Rafael Quiros, according to CTV. An international arrest warrant has been issued against Viquez, who is accused of abusing two teenagers in 2003 and was expelled from the priesthood two weeks ago. The raids on offices of the metropolitan curia and the national bishop's conference were broadcast live on television, which showed officers from the judiciary's investigation bureau taking documents and computers from two buildings in the centre of San Jose. Viquez took a leave of absence from teaching at a local university last month and immigration records indicate he left the country on Jan. 7. He has been detained and released, but must report periodically with authorities. Guevara served at a parish just north of the capital. ( As reported in the news.