Ex-Boston College Trustee Quits 3 More Boards

A priest who resigned from the Boston College board of trustees following criticism of his supervision of a former Jesuit priest convicted of child sexual abuse has resigned from the boards of three other Jesuit-affiliated institutions.

Officials at Georgetown University, Loyola University of Chicago, and Brebeuf Jesuit, a preparatory school in Indianapolis, said this week that the Rev. Bradley Schaeffer had cut his ties with their schools.

The Boston Globe reports that Schaeffer allowed Donald McGuire to continue ministry despite complaints about McGuire's behavior with boys in the early 1990s when Schaeffer led the Chicago Jesuit Province.

Schaeffer has expressed "deep regret" for failing to stop McGuire, who was sentenced in 2009 to a 25-year-term in federal prison for repeatedly molesting a 13-year-old boy. He could not be reached for comment.

This program aired on April 26, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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