Statement on the Removal of the Priestly Faculties of Father Carlos Osorio

For Immediate Release
Saturday, June 6, 2020

BALTIMORE, MD, June 6 –The Archdiocese of Baltimore is announcing that it has removed the priestly faculties of Father Carlos Osorio, who is on a leave of absence effective immediately.  Father Osorio is not permitted to minister in any capacity in the Archdiocese of Baltimore due to sexual activity involving adults that is inappropriate for a priest.  He has been instructed not to present himself as a priest and not to solicit funds from parishioners.

Anyone with information about inappropriate conduct by a representative of the Church is encouraged to contact the Archdiocese of Baltimore by calling the Ethics Hotline at 1-888-572-8026 or by visiting and clicking on “Report Misconduct” at the top of the page.


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