Fr. William B. CaHill, S.J.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. William B. CaHill, S.J.

Ordained: 1946
  • 1946-1947: Weston College, Weston, MA (BO)
  • 1947-1949: Fairfield College Prep. High School, Fairfield, CT (BGP)
  • 1949-1950: Tertianship, Auriesville, NY (ALB)
  • 1950-1960: Cheverus High School, Portland, ME (PRT)
  • 1960-1962: St. Robert’s Hall, Pomfret, CT (NOR)
  • 1962-1964: St. Mary’s, Boston, MA (BO)
  • 1964-1967: Boston College High School, Boston, MA (BO)
  • 1967-1972: Immaculate Conception, Boston, MA (BO)
  • 1967-1972: Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA (BO)
  • 1971-1972: Weston College, Weston, MA (BO)
  • 1972-1977: St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mt. Clemens, MI (DET)
  • 1977-1978: Veterans’ Administration Hospital, West Roxbury, MA (BO)
  • 1977-1979: Campion Center, Weston, MA (BO)
  • 1978-1985: Immaculate Conception, Cambridge, MA (BO)
  • 1981-1985: Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA (BO)
  • 1986: Died

Fr. William B. Cahill was a member of the Jesuit religious order. According to documents released by the Maine Attorney General, Fr. Cahill has been accused of sexually abusing three freshman high school students in the 1950s while he was working at Cheverus High School in Portland, Maine. Fr. Cahill was never criminally charged. In 2019, Fr. Cahill was included on the list of “USA Northeast Province Jesuits with Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.”