Fr. Richard E. Smith

Ordained: 1966
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

Removed from active ministry in 3/07 after allegations by two women that he sexually abused them when they were teens between 1966-67, at former Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Woodlawn. Smith confirmed some of the allegations. Claims reported to State Attorney’s office. Prior allegations of abuse a youth 1979-83 were made in 5/06 but not publicized. On the archdiocese’s list 7/23/19. Deceased.

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