Fr. John T. Brown

Ordained: 1948
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, MN

A man alleged sexual abuse at age 10 by Brown during sex education ‘examinations’ in Waverly, MN in the 1960s. Suit asked Court to unseal Archdiocese’s list of 33 credibly accused priests. Court documents in 2013 say church knew about Brown’s examinations as far back as 1966 and that Brown admitted as many as 15 examinations between 1948 and 1966. Admitted looking but denied touching. He retired in 1991. Permanently removed from ministry in 2002. Archdiocese released list 12/05/13.


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