Fr. Joseph C. Gill

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1959
Status: Accused

Died: 12/9/2012
Diocese: Diocese of Rapid City SD

Accused in 2003 by a man who said he was abused as a child by Gill and other Jesuit priests and brothers in the 1960s at St. Francis Indian School on the Rosebud Reservation. Gill was accused of beating boys and of talking “about Jesus Christ while his hand was down the kid’s pants fondling him.” He was principal 1961-72 and was still at the reservation in 2003. Died 12/9/12 at age 86. On Midwest Province Jesuits list 12/17/19. On Rapid City diocese’s list in 3/19.

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