Br. Xavier Langan

Order: FSC
Status: Settled

Died: 03/1/1985
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Also known as Br. Geoffrey Xavier. Joined the Christian Brothers in 1935. Taught at schools in PA and MD. Accused in 2003 of sexually abusing a Calvert Hall College High School student (Baltimore) in 1969. In 2004, the school acknowledged the allegation and another by an older alumnus. Added to the Baltimore archdiocese’s list 4/24/2019. It notes an allegation in 2002 and other allegations of abuse from additional former Calvert High students. Langan was at the school 1942-1952 and 1960-1985. He died in 1985. Included in the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General’s Report, noting a settlement in 2011 with man who reported in 1/2002 abuse occurring 1967-1968. In later 2002 a man reported abuse as a freshman at Calvert Hall 1948-1949, and that he first reported it in 1990. Another former student reported in 2008 abuse in 1979 or 1980; received a settlement. In 2018 a former Calvert Hall student said Langan would watch students swim naked through the pool’s underwater window and at times appeared to be masturbating. The students nicknamed Langan “Brother Squeeze-ums.”

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