Fr. Robert F. Hopkins
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD
In 1995 two individuals alleged sexual abuse by Hopkins in the 1970s. Eight others also came forward. When confronted, Hopkins admitted to sexual misconduct with minors from 1950s to early 1980s at five different parishes. Faculties removed. Named on Baltimore’s 9/26/02 list of abusive priests. Died in 12/06.
Our Database of Publicly Accused does not state or imply that individuals facing allegations are guilty of a crime or liable for civil claims. The reports contained in the database are merely allegations. The U.S. legal system presumes that a person accused of or charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty. Similarly, individuals who may be defendants in civil actions are presumed not to be liable for such claims unless a plaintiff proves otherwise. Admissions of guilt or liability are not typically a part of civil or private settlements. For more information, see our posting policy.