Br. Howard J. McDonough

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Order: SJ
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Cleveland OH

According to a 2002 news report, McDonough was sued in 1993 for allegedly sexually abusing a 14-year-old student 20 years prior. Documents produced during the case show that McDonough had been accused of sexual abuse by others at the time and that school officials were going to quietly transfer him. Suit dismissed in 1995 due to SOL. Per a 1993 article, McDonough was no longer a member of the order. On the Jesuits Midwest Province list 12/17/18. It notes a single allegation of abuse, occurring in 1973 while assigned to Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls. Dismissed from the order in 1975.

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