Assignment Record– Rev. Charles M. Loeffler, s.j.
Summary of Case: A priest of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), Loeffler was accused in a 2003 lawsuit of having sexually abused a nine-year-old girl and her older sister, beginning in 1941. Loeffler died in 1992.
Died: July 1992
Boston archbishop was William Henry O'Connell (1907-1944).
• In a 2003 lawsuit a 70 year old woman accused Loeffler of having molested her as a child, beginning in 1941 when she was nine years old. She said Loeffler abused her older sister as well. (January 30, 2003)
Hartford bishop was Maurice Francis McAuliffe (1934-1944).
|1943||St. Robert's Hall||Pomfret||CT||tertian||This was the Tertianship of the New England Province of the Society of Jesus.|
Baghdad bishop was Armand-Etienne M. Blanquet du Chayla, O.C.D. (1939-1964).
|1950||Baghdad College||Baghdad (Sulaikh)||Iraq||teacher of theology, English, and math (Boston Globe July 5, 1992)|
Boston archbishop was Richard James Cushing (1944-1970).
|1951||Holy Trinity (German)||Boston||MA||5/7||Parish had a school with 99 boys and 96 girls.|
|1951||1961||Baghdad College||Baghdad (Sulaikh)||Iraq||teacher of theology, English, and math|
Baghdad bishop was Paul-Marie-Maurice Perrin (1965-1970).
|1969||Baghdad University||Baghdad||Iraq||teacher of theology, English, and math|
Cushing was succeeded by Humberto Sousa Medeiros (1970-1983), followed by Bernard Francis Law (1984-2002).
|1991||Immaculate Conception (Collegiate Church)||Boston||MA||Loeffler was a chaplain at Boston City Hospital 1975-1983, and then at Boston University Hospital.|
|1991||1992||Campion Center||Boston||MA||Loeffler died in July 1992. (Boston Globe July 5, 1992)|
Source: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1942-1992) )
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This assignment record was last updated on Sept. 23, 2010 .