Joseph Pinkosh: Substantiated Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Joseph Pinkosh


Ordained in 1969, Father Joseph Pinkosh was named by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as a priest with substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor on December 5, 2013.

According to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Father Joseph Pinkosh worked at the following parishes:

  • 1969-1972: Associate priest, St. Joseph, Hopkins, MN
  • 1972-1974: Associate priest, St. Wenceslaus, New Prague, MN
  • 1974-1981: Associate priest, Holy Cross, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1981-1992: Pastor, St. Patrick, Shieldsville, MN
  • 1992: Columbia Heights, MN

Father Pinkosh left ministry in 1992 and is currently living in Columbia Heights, Minnesota.