Fr. Blair Raum

Ordained: 1971
Status: Accused

Died: 05/31/2003
Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Named publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list in 6/2022. The list notes that Raum was accused in 2004 of abusing of a minor in the 1960s, and was the subject of two more allegations in 2022. Per the 4/5/2023 MD Attorney General’s Report, a woman reported in 2004 that in the early 1970s, when she was age 16 or 17, Raum put his hands down her shirt and pants, and years later, on the day before her wedding, tried to grope her. In 2022 a man said Raum fondled him as a boy in 1971 on multiple occasions. Raum is also said to have groomed teenage girls with whom he began sexual relationships when they reached adulthood. He died in 2003.

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