Fr. Terrance Pinkowski

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1949
Status: Sued

Died: 08/2/1991
Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Accused in a 1992 civil suit of abusing a boy 1976-1981, beginning when the boy was a 14-year-old Archbishop Ryan High School student. Pinkowski was a teacher and counselor at the school. The alleged victim went to Franciscan officials and was promised payment for therapy and that they would take care of the priest. Instead, Pinkowski was transferred; the Franciscans refused to pay for therapy. Suit dismissed because of the statute of limitations. Pinkowski died in 1991. Included on the Franciscans’ Our Lady of Guadalupe Province list of credibly accused as of 1/2024

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