Similarly Fr. Thomas Smolich, who advanced his career to be the top USA
Jesuit, ought to resign from every board that he is on. Smolich was the roommate for two years of Fr. Angel Mariano. Fr. Mariano was accused of being one of a number of Jesuits who sexually abused two disabled men. Plus Mariano was jailed for 5 months on a sex charge involving teens. Fr.
Smolich incredulously said he knew very little about the background of Mariano and the things that went on.