Woman Says Pastor Abused Her for Years

Courthouse News Service


HOUSTON (CN) – A Jane Doe plaintiff claims the United Methodist Church did not protect her from a philandering pastor who adopted and began molesting her when she was 14, and made her get an abortion after impregnating her while she was in high school.

Doe sued Pastor Kendall Graham and trustees of the United Methodist Church’s Texas delegation in Harris County Court, for more than $25 million.

Doe claims the church knew about Graham’s “inappropriate contact and relationships with female members” of his congregations, but rather than get rid of him they moved him to different churches around Texas.

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