Fr. Terence P. Brinkman

Ordained: 1973
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston TX

A man filed a civil suit in 7/10 alleging that Brinkman molested and raped him between 1974 and 1976 while assigned to St. Charles Borromeo in Houston. Placed on leave. Plaintiff alleged that in at least two incidents, Brinkman used chloroform to render him unconscious before raping him. In 11/10, the suit was dismissed due to the statute of limitations. Plaintiff requested new trial. Brinkman denied the allegations. In 1/20 Brinkman remains pastor of St. John the Evangelist in Baytown, his role since 2008.

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