Jesuits name priests with 'credible allegations' of sexually abusing minors

Five living Jesuits and another eight who are dead who served in churches, high schools and colleges were named

The Roman Catholic Jesuit province serving much of the eastern United States on Monday released the names of Jesuit priests who face “credible or established” accusations of sexual abuse of minors dating to 1950.

In a letter, the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus identified five living Jesuits facing offenses that took place in the province and another eight who are dead. The men – part of a Catholic order that includes more than 16,000 men worldwide – served in churches, high schools, colleges and other institutions.

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Source: theguardian