Fr. Robert Paul Michele – Archdiocese of Baltimore

by | Aug 10, 2023 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Fr. Robert Paul Michele

Archdiocese of Baltimore/Paulists

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Ordained: 1955


Assignment History:

  • 1955               Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
  • 1955-1958      Austin’s Church, Austin, TX
  • 1958-1961      Paul the Apostle Church, New York, NY
  • 1961-1963      Missions
  • 1963-1964      Paulist Information Center, Mobile, AL
  • 1964-1968      Philip Neri Parish, Portland, OR
  • 1968-1972      Paulist Information Center, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1972-1973      Philip Neri Parish, Portland, OR
  • 1973-1979      Ann’s Parish, Boston, MA
  • 1979-1981      Peter’s Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1981-1986      Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
  • 1986-1989      Johns Hopkins University Ministry, Baltimore, MD
  • 1989-1991      Austin’s Church, Austin, TX
  • 1991-2011      Senior Ministry


Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations:

Fr. Robert Paul Michele is one of the priests identified by the Maryland Attorney General as having been accused of sexually abusing minors and having resided win or been assigned in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

According to the Paulist Fathers, a victim reported in 2018 having been sexually abused by Fr. Michele at St. Neri Church in Portland in the late 1960s or early 1970s.

According to the Paulist Fathers, they received an allegation in 2002 stating that Fr. Michele has sexually abused a victim approximately 50 times prior to her 18th birthday. Fr. Michele sexually abused the victim between 1964 and 1969, beginning when the victim was 16 or 17 years old.

Fr. Michele’s name appears on the Paulist Fathers’ list of priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.

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