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Feb. 27, 2020 – The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province in Dec. 2018 released a list of Jesuits with credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. At that time, the province also announced that Kinsale Management Consulting, Inc. had been retained to review the personnel files of Jesuits who are or were members of the U.S. Central and Southern Province or its predecessors as of Jan. 1, 1955. The Kinsale review has been completed and with the assistance of the province Review Board, the province today adds four names to the list of credibly accused Jesuits. In addition, one Jesuit’s name has been moved from the list of men with a single allegation to the list of more than one allegation.

The changes are:

  • Br. Everard J. Booth, SJ – more than one allegation
  • José Angel Borges, SJ – a single allegation
  • James D. Loeffler, SJ – more than one allegation
  • Vincent R. Malatesta, SJ – moved from the single allegation to the more than one allegation list
  • Benjamin Smylie, SJ – more than one allegation

Reporting Abuse

The province urges anyone who experienced sexual abuse as a minor to report the offense to the law enforcement or child protective services in the locale where the abuse happened. Survivors are also encouraged to advise the Jesuits by calling Carol Zarinelli Brescia, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She can be reached confidentially by phone at 314-915-7168 or email at ucsoutreach@jesuits.org

Original List of Jesuits with Credible Accusations

Dec. 7, 2018 – The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province today released a list of names of Jesuits with credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. This list contains the names of the Jesuits who are or were members of the U.S. Central and Southern (UCS) Province and its predecessor entities: the New Orleans Province, the Missouri Province, or the Independent Region of Puerto Rico of the Society of Jesus. These men fall into one of three categories:

  • Jesuits of this province against whom one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of a minor or a vulnerable adult have been made;
  • Jesuits from other provinces against whom there are credible claims resulting from their work while assigned to this province;
  • Jesuits of this province whose names have been published on diocesan websites or the websites of other Jesuit provinces.

This list is based on investigations that have been completed. Jesuits with allegations that are currently being investigated have not been included on this list. Inclusion on this list does not imply that the allegations are true and correct or that the accused individual has been found guilty of a crime or liable for civil claims. Additional information about each man follows the initial list. While a list of each man’s assignments is included, it is important to note that the allegations do not necessarily stem from any of the listed assignments.

  • Michael O. Barry, SJ
  • Charles Bartles, SJ
  • Jody Blanchard, SJ
  • Br. Everard J. Booth, SJ
  • José Angel Borges, SJ
  • Claude P. Boudreaux, SJ
  • John Campbell, SJ
  • Cornelius J. Carr, SJ (New York Province which is now part of USA East Province)
  • Mark A. Clark, SJ
  • Francis X. Cleary SJ
  • James A. Condon, SJ (Chicago Province which is now part of USA Midwest Province)
  • Charles G. Coyle, SJ
  • Edward D. DeRussy, SJ
  • Donald Dickerson, SJ
  • Burton J. Fraser, SJ (Wisconsin Province which is now part of USA Midwest Province)
  • Chester E. Gaiter, SJ
  • Thomas J. Hatrel, SJ
  • Thomas J. Hidding, SJ
  • John W. Hough, SJ
  • Francis J. Kegel, SJ
  • Dennis P. Kirchoff, SJ
  • Bernard P. Knoth, SJ (Chicago Province which is now part of USA Midwest Province)
  • Philip D. Kraus, SJ
  • Francis M. Landwermeyer, SJ
  • Gerhardt B. Lehmkuhl, SJ
  • James D. Loeffler, SJ
  • Alfonso Madrid, SJ (Province of Mexico)
  • Eugene A. Maio, SJ
  • Vincent R. Malatesta, SJ
  • James L. McShane, SJ
  • Edward P. Murphy, SJ
  • Thomas J. Naughton, SJ (Priest of the New Orleans Province, NOT Brother Thomas Naughton of the Missouri Province)
  • Patrick H. O’Liddy, SJ
  • Vincent A. Orlando, SJ
  • Claude L. Ory, SJ (Brother, formerly in New Orleans Province, now USA East Province)
  • Austin N. Park SJ
  • J. Donald Pearce, SJ
  • George M. Pieper, SJ
  • Paul C. Pilgram, SJ
  • Elmo J. Rogero, SJ
  • Norman J. Rogge, SJ
  • Anthony J. Short, SJ
  • Benjamin Smylie, SJ
  • Arthur O. Verdieck, SJ
  • Richard H. Witzofsky, SJ (Brother)
  • Benjamin Wren, SJ

Jesuits of the U.S. Central and Southern Province (and its predecessor entities) with Credible Allegations of Abuse of a Minor

This list contains the names of the Jesuits who are or were members of the U.S. Central and Southern (UCS) Province and its predecessor entities: the New Orleans Province, the Missouri Province, or the Independent Region of Puerto Rico of the Society of Jesus, and against whom a credible claim of sexual abuse of a minor or a vulnerable adult has been made. * Until the fall of 1990, Regis University and Regis High shared the same campus and Jesuits assigned to either work lived in the same community. However, Jesuits who were assigned to the high school did not normally work in the university and those assigned to the university did not normally work in the high school.

A Single Allegation

Michael O. Barry, SJ
Birth: 1948
Ordination: 1979
Status of Individual: Deceased 1987
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1983-85
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments: Regis High School, Denver * (see explanation at end) Cardinal Ritter High School, St. Louis
Saint Louis University Hospitals, St. Louis
White House Retreat, St. Louis

Jody Blanchard, SJ
Birth: 1953
Ordination: 1983
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 1994 Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s
Removed from Ministry: Left Society of Jesus 1994
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Charles Borromeo Church, Grand Coteau, La.
Tulane Catholic Center, New Orleans
Immaculate Conception Parish, Baton Rouge, La.
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston

José Angel Borges, SJ 
Birth: 1932 
Ordination: 1969
Status of Individual: Deceased 2007
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, El Paso, Texas
Colegio San Ignacio, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Instituto Ignacio, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Parroquia San Ignacio, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mark A. Clark, SJ 
Birth: 1954
Ordination: N/A
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 1989
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s Removed from Ministry: N/A – had already left when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Regis Jesuit High School, Denver* (see explanation at end)

Francis X. Cleary, SJ 
Birth: 1929
Ordination: 1963
Status of Individual: Deceased 2010
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: Restricted 1988; Removed from ministry 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Fusz Memorial, St. Louis
Saint Louis University, St. Louis
Fusz Pavilion, St. Louis

Thomas J. Hidding, SJ 
Birth: 1950
Ordination: 1986
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 2003; Deceased 2005
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
Holy Name of Jesus Parish, New Orleans
Loyola University, New Orleans
Sacred Heart Church, Tampa, Fla.
Immaculate Conception Parish, New Orleans
Gesù Parish, Miami

John W. Hough, SJ
Birth: 1939
Ordination: 1973
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus and priesthood 1977
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – had already left the Society of Jesus when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Kapaun High School, Wichita, Kansas
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis

Francis J. Kegel, SJ 
Birth: 1919
Ordination: N/A
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 1953; Deceased 2009
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1940s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – already left Society of Jesus when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Mo.

Dennis P. Kirchoff, SJ
Birth: 1955
Ordination: 1987
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 1995
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1990s
Removed from Ministry: 1991
Pastoral Assignments:
Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Mo.
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis

Philip D. Kraus, SJ
Birth: 1941
Ordination: 1975
Status of Individual: Removed from ministry and lives under supervision
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: Restricted from ministry with minors 1996; Removed from ministry 2003
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Regis Jesuit High School, Denver, Colo. * (see explanation at end)
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Kansas City, Mo.
Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Mo.
White House Jesuit Retreat Office, St. Louis
Catholic Social Services, Peoria, Ill.
Sacred Heart Retreat House, Alhambra, Calif.
Jesuit Hall Community, St. Louis

Gerhardt B. Lehmkuhl, SJ
Birth: 1942
Ordination: 1974
Status of Individual: Deceased 2012
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1990s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
Regis Jesuit High School, Denver * (see explanation at end)
De Smet High Jesuit Community, St. Louis
Jesuit Hall Community, St. Louis

Eugene A. Maio, SJ
Birth: 1929
Ordination: 1960
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 1970; Left Priesthood 1971
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – had already left when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Regis High School, Denver * (see explanation at end)
Loyola University, Los Angeles
Saint Louis University, St. Louis

James L. McShane, SJ
Birth: 1907
Ordination: 1941
Status of Individual: Deceased 1993
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1950s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Missouri Province Mission Band
Sacred Heart Parish, Denver
St. Malachy Parish, St. Louis
Yoro, Honduras
Firmin Desloge Hospital, St. Louis
Fusz Memorial, St. Louis
Mt. Carmel, Pueblo, Colo.
De Smet Jesuit High School, St. Louis
Fusz Pavilion, St. Louis

Edward P. Murphy, SJ
Birth: 1908
Ordination: 1942
Status of Individual: Deceased 1975
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1940s – 1950s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish, Denver

Thomas J. Naughton, SJ
NOTE: This is  Fr. Thomas Naughton of the former New Orleans Province, not Bro. Thomas Naughton  of the former Missouri Province
Birth: 1933
Ordination: 1965
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 2009; Deceased 2012
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Jesuit High School, El Paso, Texas
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Shreveport, La.
Manresa House of Retreats, Convent, La.
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston
Jesuit Seminary and Mission Bureau, New Orleans
Montserrat Retreat House, Lake Dallas, Texas
St. Killian Parish, Mission Viejo, Calif.

 Patrick H. O’Liddy, SJ
Birth: 1956
Ordination: 1990
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 2000; Left priesthood 2001
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1990s
Removed from Ministry: 1999
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Regis University, Denver * (see explanation at end)

Vincent A. Orlando, SJ
Birth: 1941
Ordination: 1974
Status of Individual: Removed from ministry and lives under supervision
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.

Elmo J. Rogero, SJ
Birth: 1908
Ordination: 1944
Status of Individual: Deceased 1959
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1950s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Loyola University, New Orleans
Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Immaculate Conception Church, New Orleans
Jesuit High School, New Orleans

Anthony J. Short, SJ
Birth: 1939
Ordination: 1971
Status of Individual: Deceased 2020
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s, 1970s
Removed from Ministry: 2008
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
St. Francis Xavier (College) Church, St. Louis
St. Stephen’s Mission, St. Stephen’s, Wyo.
Regis Jesuit High School, Denver * (see explanation at end)
Fusz Pavilion Jesuit Community, St. Louis
Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House Community, Sedalia, Colo.
Xavier Jesuit Center, Denver

Arthur O. Verdieck, SJ
Birth: 1918
Ordination: 1950
Status of Individual: Deceased 1980
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1950s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – Deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Campion High School, Prairie du Chien, Wisc.
Marquette High School, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Regis High School, Denver * (see explanation at end)
Regis College, Denver
Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City

More Than One Allegation

Everard J. Booth, SJ
Birth: 1917
Ordination: N/A – Jesuit brother
Status of Individual: Deceased 1986
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegations received
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Charles College, Grand Coteau, La.
New Orleans Province Provincial Office, New Orleans
St. Michael’s College, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
St. Joseph’s College, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
Jesuit Seminary and Mission Bureau, New Orleans
Jesuit High School, New Orleans

Claude P. Boudreaux, SJ
Birth: 1924
Ordination: 1955
Status of Individual: Deceased 2016
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s
Removed from Ministry: 2004
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
St. Michael’s College, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
St. Mary’s Church, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Jesuit High School, Shreveport, La.
Sacred Heart Parish, El Paso, Texas
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
Curia of the Society of Jesus, Rome, Italy
Jesuit House of Studies,
New Orleans Jesuit High School, New Orleans

John Campbell, SJ
Birth: 1920
Ordination: 1950
Status of Individual: Deceased 2009
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s – 1980s
Removed from Ministry: Restricted from minors 1985; Removed from ministry 1987
Pastoral Assignments:
Marquette University High School, Milwaukee, Wisc.
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Queen’s Work, St. Louis
St. Francis Xavier (College) Church, St. Louis
White House Jesuit Retreat Office, St. Louis
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Fusz Memorial – Saint Louis University, St. Louis
Regis College Jesuit Community, Denver * (see explanation at end)
Xavier Jesuit Center, Denver

Charles G. Coyle, SJ
Birth: 1932
Ordination: 1965
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 2004, deceased 2015
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s – 70s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
Jesuit High School, Shreveport, La.
Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Woodstock College, Woodstock, Md.
Newton High, Newton, Mass.
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston
Holy Cross High, New Orleans
Tulane University, New Orleans
Ignatius House Retreat Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Montserrat Retreat House, Lake Dallas, Texas
Pastoral Ministry, New Orleans

Edward D. DeRussy, SJ
Birth: 1926
Ordination: 1957
Status of Individual: Deceased 2001
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: Restricted from ministry with minors 1991
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
Jesuit High School, El Paso, Texas
Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston
Sacred Heart Church, Tampa, Fla.
St. Joseph Church, Zephyrhills, Fla.
St. Benedict Church, Crystal River, Fla.
Ignatius Residence, New Orleans
St. John’s Hospital, Nassau Bay, Texas

Donald Dickerson, SJ
Birth: 1936
Ordination: 1980
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 1986; Deceased 2018
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s, 1980s
Removed from Ministry: 1986
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Jesuit College Preparatory, Dallas
St. John Berchmans Parish, Shreveport, La.
Loyola University, New Orleans

Chester E. Gaiter, SJ
Birth: 1939
Ordination: 1976
Status of Individual: Deceased 2010
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s – 1980s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – infirm at time of allegations
Pastoral Assignments:
Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Mo.
St. Matthew’s Parish, St. Louis
Cardinal Ritter High School, St. Louis
St. Joseph’s Parish, East St. Louis, Ill.
Jesuit Hall Community, St. Louis
Fusz Pavilion Jesuit Community, St. Louis

Francis M. Landwermeyer, SJ
Birth: 1934
Ordination: 1966
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus and Priesthood, 2011; Deceased 2018
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s, 1970s
Removed from Ministry: 2010
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
Jesuit High School, Shreveport, La.
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Loyola University, New Orleans
Mercy Cross High School, Biloxi, Miss.
St. Thomas the Apostle, Charleston Heights, S.C.
Nouvel Central Catholic High, Saginaw, Mich.
Cardinal Newman High School, Columbia, S.C.
Central Catholic High, San Antonio Antonian High School, San Antonio
St. Cecilia, San Antonio

Vincent R. Malatesta, SJ  
Birth: 1936
Ordination: 1961 (for the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey; entered Society of Jesus 1979)
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 2004
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments as a Jesuit Priest:
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Ignatius House Retreat Center, Atlanta

Austin N. Park, SJ
Birth: 1918
Ordination: 1955
Status of Individual: Deceased 2013
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – already out of ministry due to dementia when allegations received
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, Shreveport, La.
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish and Shrine, San Antonio
Colegio San Ignacio, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
Jesuit High School, El Paso, Texas
Gesù Parish, Miami, Fla.
Christ the King Church, Grand Coteau, La.
Sacred Heart Church, Tampa, Fla.
Immaculate Conception Parish, New Orleans
St. Joseph Church, Houston
St. Mary’s Church, Greenville, S.C.
Our Lady of the Rosary, Greenville, S.C.
Sacred Heart Parish, El Paso, Texas
Oakdale Facility, Oakdale, La.
St. Philip Neri, Kinder, La.
St. Charles College, Grand Coteau, La.

 J. Donald Pearce, SJ 
Birth: 1925
Ordination: 1959
Status of Individual: Deceased 2016
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s
Removed from Ministry: Retired from Ministry in 2003 due to poor health
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, Shreveport, La.
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Loyola University, New Orleans
Corpus Christi Minor Seminary, Corpus Christi, Texas
Gesù Parish, Miami
Holy Name of Jesus Parish, New Orleans

George M. Pieper, SJ
Birth: 1917
Ordination: 1948
Status of Individual: Deceased 1998
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegations received
Pastoral Assignments:
Campion High School, Prairie du Chien, Wisc.
St. Francis Mission, St. Francis, S.D.
Kapaun High School, Wichita, Kansas
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Fusz Pavilion, St. Louis
Hallahan House Jesuit Community, St. Louis

Paul C. Pilgram, SJ
Birth: 1939
Ordination: 1970
Status of Individual: Removed from ministry and lives under supervision
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s – 1990s
Removed from Ministry: Restricted from ministry with minors 1991; Removed from ministry 2003
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Stephen’s Mission, St. Stephen’s, Wyo.
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Regis Jesuit High School, Denver * (see explanation at end)
Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Mo.
Fusz Pavilion Jesuit Community, St. Louis
White House Jesuit Retreat Office, St. Louis

Norman J. Rogge, SJ
Birth: 1925
Ordination: 1956
Status of Individual: Deceased 2009
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s, 1970s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas
Sacred Heart Church, Tampa,  Fla.
St. Charles Parish, Grand Coteau, La.
St. Ignatius Church, Mobile, Ala.
St. Patrick Church, Montgomery, La.
Immaculate Conception Parish, New Orleans
St. Charles College, Grand Coteau, La.

Benjamin Smylie, SJ 
Birth: 1934
Ordination: 1985
Status of Individual: Deceased 2004
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegations received
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit College Preparatory, Dallas, Texas
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston
St. Rita Church, Dallas

Incardinated into the Diocese of Tyler, Texas in 1994

Richard H. Witzofsky, SJ (Brother)
Birth: 1929
Ordination: N/A (Jesuit  brother)
Status of Individual: Deceased 2003
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: 2002
Pastoral Assignments:
St. Stanislaus Seminary, Florissant, Mo.
St. Louis University High School, St. Louis
Hallahan House Jesuit Community, St. Louis

Jesuits of Other Provinces/Regions

The following names are those of Jesuits who worked in what is now the Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province at the time of reported offense or were removed from ministry while working there. Also included here are Jesuits who are no longer members of this province, but the allegations address their actions while members of this province.

A Single Allegation

James A. Condon, SJ  
(Former Chicago Province, now part of the Midwest Jesuits)
Birth: 1906
Ordination: 1939
Status of Individual: Deceased 1993
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments in this province:
The Queen’s Work, St. Louis — only assignment in Missouri Province

Burton J. Fraser, SJ  
(Originally a member of the Missouri Province, became a member of the Wisconsin  Province when it was created in 1955)
Birth: 1899
Ordination: 1935
Status of Individual: Deceased 1971
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1950s (while still a member of the Missouri Province)
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Mo.
St. Mary’s College, St. Marys, Kansas
St. Francis Mission, St. Francis, S.D.
Sacred Heart Parish, Denver
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Chaplain, U.S. Military
Mt. Carmel, Pueblo, Colo.
Creighton University, Omaha, Neb.

Bernard P. Knoth, SJ  
(Former Chicago Province, now Midwest Province)
Birth: 1948
Ordination: 1977
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus and Priesthood 2009
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s
Removed from Ministry: 2003 by the Chicago Province
Pastoral Assignments in this province:
Loyola University, New Orleans

More Than One Allegation

Cornelius J. Carr, SJ 
(Former New York Province now USA East Province)
Birth: 1920
Ordination: 1951
Status of Individual: Deceased 2013
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s, 1990s
Removed from Ministry: 2005 (by the New York Province due to allegations they received)

Pastoral Assignment under this province:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans

Cornelius Carr also worked at the following locations. Although they are in the area covered by the New Orleans Province, he was under the jurisdiction of the province of which he was a member, now known as the USA East Province, Society of Jesus:     
St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, St. Augustine, Fla.
Christ the King Church, Jacksonville, Fla.     

James D. Loeffler, SJ 
(New England Province)
Birth: 1901
Ordination: 1953
Status of Individual: Deceased 1984
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1950s, 1960s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – allegations discovered during file review after his death
Pastoral Assignments in this province: 
Gesù Parish, Miami 
St. Ann Parish, West Palm Beach, Fla. 
Sacred Heart Parish, El Paso, Texas 
Immaculate Conception Parish, Albuquerque, N.M. 
Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Antonio, Texas 
Sacred Heart Parish, Augusta, Ga. 
Christ the King Parish, Grand Coteau, La. 
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Key West, Fla.

Alfonso Madrid, SJ 
(Province of Mexico)
Birth: 1915
Ordination: 1950
Status of Individual: Deceased 1982
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1960s, 1970s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegations received
Pastoral Assignments in this province:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
San Felipe Church, Albuquerque, N.M.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Antonio
Sacred Heart Parish, El Paso, Texas
Note: The Province of Mexico staffed St. Ignatius Parish in El Paso, Texas; Madrid worked there under the Province of Mexico.

Claude L. Ory, SJ (Brother)
(Former New Orleans Province, now USA East Province)
Birth: 1938
Ordination: N/A (Jesuit Brother)
Status of Individual: Member of USA East Province; removed from ministry and lives under supervision
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s
Removed from Ministry: 2007
Pastoral Assignments:
Spring Hill College / Jesuit House of Studies, Mobile, Ala. 
Jesuit High School, El Paso, Texas 
St. John’s Parish, Shreveport, La. 
Loyola University, New Orleans 
Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas 
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston
Ignatius House Retreat Center, Atlanta 
Jesuit High School, New Orleans 
Ignatius House Retreat Center, Atlanta 
Loyola College, Baltimore

Jesuits of the Province who have been named in listings by other Provinces, Regions, Archdioceses or Dioceses

A Single Allegation

Thomas J. Hatrel, SJ
Birth: 1922
Ordination: 1952
Status of Individual: Deceased 1988
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1980s while applied to the Oregon Province
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, New Orleans
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
Immaculate Conception Grade School, Fairbanks, Alaska
St. Ignatius Church, Alakanuck, Alaska

Benjamin Wren, SJ
Birth: 1931
Ordination: 1961
Status of Individual: Left Society of Jesus 1996; Deceased 2006
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s-1980s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – no longer a Jesuit, deceased when allegation received
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, Dallas
Jesuit High School, El Paso, Texas
Loyola University, New Orleans
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
Loyola University, New Orleans
Community of John the Evangelist, New Orleans

More Than One Allegation

Charles Bartles, SJ 
Birth: 1936
Ordination: 1965
Status of Individual: Deceased 1993
Estimated Timeframe of Abuse: 1970s or 1980s
Removed from Ministry: N/A – deceased when listed
Pastoral Assignments:
Jesuit High School, Shreveport, La.
Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.
Campion College, Kingston, Jamaica
Marist High School, Atlanta
Alaska Mission (Oregon Province)
Immaculate Conception Church, Bethel, Alaska
St. Ann Church, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Instituto Souza, Campinas, Brazil

* Until the fall of 1990, Regis University and Regis High shared the same campus and Jesuits assigned to either work lived in the same community. However, Jesuits who were assigned to the high school did not normally work in the university and those assigned to the university did not normally work in the high school.

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