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:
- Associate priest, St. Joseph, Hopkins, 1969-1972
- Associate priest, St. Wenceslaus, New Prague, 1972-1974
- Associate priest, Holy Cross, Minneapolis, 1974-1981
- Pastor, St. Patrick, Shieldsville, 1981-1992
Father Pinkosh left ministry in 1992 and is currently living in Columbia Heights, Minnesota.