“We must make clear that we will not tolerate criminal and evil behavior,
regardless of the rank and standing of the accused.”

– Archbishop William E. Lori

In response to sex abuse crisis, members of the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier were given the opportunity to share their thoughts. Click here to read the comments from our faith community.

Names of Priests Accused

How the Archdiocese of Baltimore Responds to Abuse

Under Maryland Law, any person who has reason to believe a child has been subjected to abuse must report the suspected abuse to civil authorities, even if the potential victim is now over 18 years old and even in cases where the alleged perpetrator is deceased.

Archdiocese of Victims Assistance Line
(Toll Free) 1-866-417-7469

Archdiocese of Baltimore Office of Child Protection
(e-mail): [email protected]