Post Tagged with: "abuse"

FILE PHOTO: ASHLEY CHEN/THE HOYA | Three priests credibly accused of sexual assault worked at the Woodstock Theological Center, which operated from 1973 to 2013. Though the center was run independently by Jesuits, Woodstock had several ties to campus life, including student employees.

Abusers Lived, Worked at Campus Jesuit Spaces

The Woodstock Theological Center moved into Old Ryan, now known as Ida Ryan Hall, in 1978. Over the next several decades, three priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct would work at Woodstock, a Jesuit-run research institution housed on Georgetown’s campus. All three lived in the Woodstock Theological Residence, two blocks[Read More…]

WOODSTOCK THEOLOGICAL CENTER ARCHIVES | Fr. Thomas M. Gannon, S.J., was credibly accused of sexually abusing a minor in Indiana before he became a professor at Georgetown, according to a report by the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus.

Gannon Abused Minors, Adults Across 3 Institutions; Later Taught Sociology at GU

In 1983, Fr. Thomas M. Gannon, S.J., received the faculty member of the year award from Loyola University Chicago for his work as chair of the sociology department. The same year, Gannon left Loyola to become a professor at Georgetown University and the director of the Woodstock Theological Center in[Read More…]

JEAN DENIS BEUCHER/PINTEREST | Fr. Martin J. Casey, S.J., was plausibly accused of sexually abusing a minor at Holy Trinity Church on N Street, according to a December 2018 report by the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus.

Long-Time Georgetown Jesuit Casey Abused a Minor at Holy Trinity

During a long and storied career in Washington, D.C., Fr. Martin J. Casey, S.J., baptized the son of a president, held central roles in the Georgetown Jesuit Community and was buried on Georgetown’s campus. First, though, Casey was the pastor at Holy Trinity Church on N Street, less than a quarter-mile[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 1 comment News, The Georgetown 14
ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SHAMBAUGH/ THE HOYA

Serial Abuser Bradley Spent Year in Campus Ministry

In between two periods of abusing minors as an administrator and a teacher at Gonzaga College High School in the 1960s and 1970s, former Jesuit priest H. Cornell Bradley worked as a campus minister at Georgetown University. Neither the university nor the Maryland Province of the Jesuit order, which has[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments News, The Georgetown 14
ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA BOWMAN/THE HOYA | Neil P. McLaughlin, Hospital Chaplain, 1965-1983

Summer Hospital Chaplain McLaughlin Abused Children Years Before Counseling Patients

Shortly after his ordination in 1959, Fr. Neil McLaughlin, S.J., sexually abused two minors, including his niece, according to accusations deemed credible by the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus. He then went on to work at Georgetown University Hospital over 18 years. From 1965 until 1983, McLaughlin worked[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments News, The Georgetown 14
Former GU Hospital Chaplain Barber Admitted to Abusing Minor

Former GU Hospital Chaplain Barber Admitted to Abusing Minor

Fr. Michael Barber, S.J., who was removed from the ministry in 1994, served as a chaplain at the Georgetown University Hospital from 1976 to 1978 in the department of pastoral care, where he assisted patients and staff in their religious life. But in 1994, Barber, now 76, admitted to sexual[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments News, The Georgetown 14
Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Before embarking on his path toward ordination as a Jesuit priest, Fr. Neil Carr, S.J., began his Jesuit education with a year at Georgetown University. Carr enrolled at Georgetown in 1937 and left the following year to enter the Jesuit seminary in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., according to later articles published in[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, The Georgetown 14
AIR FORCE
Washington-area Catholics are asking Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl, left, to resign after a decade of improperly addressing widespread sexual assault within the Catholic Church. Wuerl holds an honorary degree from Georgetown, which he received in 2014.

District Leaders, Community Condemn Wuerl Inaction

Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and other prominent Catholics in the city are calling for the Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl to resign due to his handling of past sexual misconduct cases. Formerly the bishop of Pittsburgh, Wuerl has been accused in a grand jury report of covering[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
COURTESTY AIDEN JOHNSON
Journalists and experts involved in the reporting of widespread child abuse in the Catholic Church discussed the Catholic Church’s handling of the abuse, its impact on victims and its implications for the future of the church in Lohrfink Auditorium on Wednesday.

Panelists Discuss Catholic Church Abuse, Future

A panel of journalists and experts involved in the reporting of widespread child abuse in the Catholic Church reflected on their experiences before and after the 2002 Boston Globe report, which was documented in the film “Spotlight” at an event in Lohrfink Auditorium on Wednesday. Lecture Fund member Aiden Johnson[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SARAH KIM\THE HOYA

No. 1: Chicken Noodle Soup

she painted my world for me made the sun look sad made the sky grieve blew decay on trees   poppies and peonies hung heavy and low like bleeding hearts their petals brittle and dead weeping to the ground below   she didn’t want me to disappear into the clouds[Read More…]

by September 13, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top