//Thomas Gafney: A Prophet against Corruption and Drugs

Thomas Gafney: A Prophet against Corruption and Drugs

Fr. Tom Gafney was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, on November 28th, 1932. He joined the Jesuits in September 1952, and came to Nepal in 1959 after doing his philosophy studies at West Baden, Indiana. He was treasurer, teacher, and rector at St. Xavier’s, Jawalakhel, from 1969 to 1976. In the meantime, he became director of the Social Service Centre for the region, and this became his full-time job from 1976 onwards.

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The author is superior of St. Xavier’s School, Godavari, Kathmandu. He was a scholastic at the time of the incident.