Fr. Béla Somfai died on April 6, at René Goupil House, in Pickering, ON. He was 83 and a Jesuit for almost 63 years. Fr. Somfai was born in Hungary where he entered the Society on Sept. 14, 1952.
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On the results of the plebiscite concerning the repatriation of Fr Leon Lajoie’s remains
The plebiscite overwhelmingly concluded that the Community should be responsible to decide on the action that should be taken to resolve the issue regarding Fr. Leon Lajoie’s remains. The Jesuits are grateful to everyone, including the media for their patience while this critical vote was pending.
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Statement on the completion of the investigation into allegations of abuse against Fr Leon Lajoie, SJ
The Jesuits of Canada are grateful for the work done by the independent third-party investigator, Brian D. King of the King International Advisory Group (KIAG) into allegations of sexual abuse against the late Fr. Leon Lajoie, SJ.