No decision on name change for London Catholic school
FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, March 11, 2015, showing Jean Vanier, the founder of L'ARCHE, an international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together, in central London. An internal report revealed Saturday Feb. 22, 2020, that L’Arche founder Jean Vanier, a respected Canadian religious figure, sexually abused at least six women. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, FILE)
LONDON, ONT. -- The London District Catholic School Board has yet to decide what - if anything - it will do regarding the controversy over the name of one of its schools.
An internal report by charity L'Arche International concluded that its founder Jean Vanier had multiple “manipulative sexual relationships.”
It says Vanier was involved in at least six inappropriate relationships with women between 1975 and 1990.
Vanier, the Canadian founder of the French-based and Catholic-inspired charity, died last year at the age of 90.
The board tells CTV News that parents of students at Jean Vanier Catholic School on Viscount Road will soon receive a letter.
A board official says it will work closely with the school community to determine the next steps.
The Halton Catholic District School Board is also struggling with the issue and said they're considering changing the name of a school named after Vanier, but will discuss the issue with the community.