BALTIMORE, MD –The Archdiocese of Baltimore has been informed by the Minister Provincial of the Franciscan Friars Conventual of an allegation of sexual misconduct against Father Justin Ross, OFM Conv. involving a young adult from outside of the Archdiocese. The Archdiocese of Baltimore has removed the archdiocesan priestly faculties of Father Ross, who had been serving as the Archdiocese’s Delegate for Religious since March 18, 2019 and is now on an indefinite leave of absence effective immediately. Father Ross had been residing at the Franciscan Friary on the campus of Archbishop Curley High School although he was not employed and held no position with the Archbishop Curley High School Community. He is no longer living in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.