Br. Donald J. Butler
Entered the Jesuits in 1935. Named publicly as accused by the Midwest Province on its list 12/17/18, of abuse occurring while assigned to Holy Family Parish in Chicago 1964-68. Died 7/27/99. The 2/21/20 revised list notes a single allegation. Included on the Chicago archdiocese’s list in 10/22.
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