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.”