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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…]

Resources

On-campus confidential resources include Health Education Services (202-687-8949), located in Poulton Hall on the corner of 37th St. and P St., and Counseling and Psychiatric Services (202-687-7080), located behind Darnall Hall. Additional off-campus resources include the D.C. Rape Crisis Center (202-333-7273), the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800-656-4673), the Survivors Network[Read More…]

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Methodology

All 14 priests named in this report were identified by cross-referencing Georgetown University’s archival material with publicly available information including media reporting, the August 2018 Pennsylvania Grand Jury report and recent reports by Catholic Church authorities disclosing priests credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. BishopAccountability.org, a survivors’ advocacy organization[Read More…]

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The Georgetown 14: Abusive Priests in University’s Past, Present

The Georgetown 14: Abusive Priests in University’s Past, Present

14 priests with connections to Georgetown University have been credibly or plausibly accused of sexual abuse. One known abuser was recognized as a professor emeritus of the university until Wednesday afternoon

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Dear readers, The 14 priests named in this report lived and worked in all corners of our university — not lurking, but playing prominent roles in the academic, spiritual and moral development of thousands of Georgetown students. They were chaplains-in-residence and professors, friends and mentors, advisers and administrators: Their centrality[Read More…]

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YE DOMESDAY BOOKE
Fr. Daniel C. O'Connell, S.J., worked at Georgetown University as a professor, chaplain-in-residence and department chair. He was a professor emeritus at Georgetown until Wednesday.

Decade After Public Abuse Accusation, O’Connell Loses GU Emeritus Status

Fr. Daniel C. O’Connell, S.J., once a popular professor in the Missouri Province of the Society of Jesus, was removed from his position as president of St. Louis University in 1978 after an allegation of sexual abuse. His work at Jesuit universities, however, continued for another 20 years, bringing him[Read More…]

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14 Abusive Priests Found in Georgetown’s Past, Present

Since the founding of Georgetown University, its students have learned from, lived with and sought the guidance of religious leaders on campus. Of those leaders, 14 have been credibly or plausibly accused of sexual abuse, according to an investigation by The Hoya. Their names are Fr. Engelbert M. Axer, S.J.;[Read More…]

Before GU, Nursing Dean Zuccarelli Assaulted Student Seeking Counsel

Before GU, Nursing Dean Zuccarelli Assaulted Student Seeking Counsel

On Nov. 27, 2018, Georgetown University was notified that Sr. Lisa Zuccarelli, a former associate dean, professor and chaplain-in-residence at the university, had been credibly accused of sexual abusing a minor 30 years earlier. Georgetown has not publicly acknowledged the allegation. Zuccarelli began her ministry in 1975 with the Dominican[Read More…]

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Once Considered for GU Presidency, Knoth Left Jesuits Following Allegations

Once Considered for GU Presidency, Knoth Left Jesuits Following Allegations

Former Jesuit priest Bernard Knoth was a fondly remembered high school principal in Indianapolis, a beloved chaplain-in-residence and administrator at Georgetown University, and an esteemed university president at Loyola University New Orleans. Until a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor surfaced in 2003 from a former student at[Read More…]

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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…]

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