Former BC trustee quits boards of 3 more Jesuit schools

After resigning from the Boston College Board of Trustees last week, the Rev. Bradley M. Schaeffer has quietly stepped down from the boards of three additional Jesuit-affiliated institutions amid an uproar over the role he played in supervising a former Jesuit priest accused of molesting dozens of boys over four decades.

Without making public announcements, officials at Georgetown University, Loyola University Chicago, and Brebeuf Jesuit, a preparatory school in Indianapolis, said this week that Schaeffer had cut his ties with their schools.

In addition, the Jesuit Conference of the United States said Wednesday that Schaeffer has stepped down from the board of the ecclesiastical faculty at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, as well as the board of the Vatican Observatory Foundation, which maintains a Jesuit-run astronomical observat...


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