The Irish Jesuits confirmed in March 2021 that Father Joseph Marmion had abused boys “sexually, emotionally and physically” at the school in the 1970s.
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PART I: Some embrace the Society of Jesus’ recent difficulties as an opportunity for conversion and drawing more deeply from their roots.
Descendants of Black Catholics sold by the Jesuits in 1838, and Georgetown University officials, are charting a new course for how to heal the enduring wounds caused in the U.S. by slavery and racism.
COMMENTARY: We are invited to consider the ‘cannonball moment’ in our own lives.
The lawsuit detailed the sexual harassment the victims suffered from Guzmán Astaburuaga, who was a priest and teacher from 1986 to 1992.
The restrictions against Bishop Bransfield are the result of a monthslong preliminary investigation conducted by Archbishop Lori into allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct, as well as financial improprieties.
The diocese said, in 2011, then-Bishop Blase Cupich learned the news, but Bishop Thomas Daly — who was installed in 2015 — was not informed.
On April 18, Georgetown and the Maryland Jesuits apologized for their roles in the slave trade and started ongoing efforts to make amends.
Following the death of Jesuit Father Peter Hans Kolvenbach, the Holy Father sent a letter to the society praising the priest’s fidelity and offering prayers for the repose of his soul.