Jury Deliberations Resume In Clergy Sex Abuse TrialJury deliberations resumed Monday morning in the clergy sexual abuse case.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse TrialAfter all-day closing arguments on Thursday and instructions from the judge on Friday morning, the jury in the landmark clergy child sex abuse case began deliberations.
Closing Arguments Underway In Clergy Sexual Abuse CaseClosing arguments got underway on Thursday in the landmark clergy sexual abuse case with Monsignor William Lynn charged with endangering children by allowing dangerous priests to remain in ministry.
Msgr. Lynn Takes Witness Stand For Third DayMonsignor William Lynn, charged with endangering children by protecting suspected predator priests, is expected back on the witness stand for a third day, today, when the clergy sexual abuse case continues.
Monsignor Lynn Set For Third Day Of Cross-Examination In Clergy Sex Abuse TrialTuesday morning, 61 year old Monsignor William Lynn will be back on the witness stand at the Criminal Justice Center testifying in his own defense.
In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial, Monsignor William Lynn Returns To The StandLynn's defending himself against charges that he endangered children, while in his role as Secretary of the Clergy from 1992 to 2004 -- while working for the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.
Msgr. Lynn On Bevilacqua’s Policy: Only Diagnosed Pedophiles Were RemovedIn the clergy child sexual abuse case, Monsignor William Lynn blames the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua for allowing predator priests to remain in ministry.
Philadelphia Monsignor Grilled on Witness Stand At Child Sex Abuse TrialProsecutor Patrick Blessington asserted again and again that Monsignor William Lynn has lied -- to victims, to parishioners, to nuns and priests, and to the police, all to protect predator priests and to avoid negative publicity and legal action.
Key Witness Says Philadelphia Clergy Lied To Hide List of Predator PriestsA longtime lawyer for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia says the late Roman Catholic cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua and his top aides lied about shredding a key piece of evidence in the clergy-abuse scandal.
Prosecutors: Priest Began Abusing Young Girls In The 60’sProsecutors detailed nine mostly young girls who made complaints against Reverend Nicholas Cudemo, including three relatives, through the 70's and 80's, up to and including 1991.
Defense In Priest Sex Abuse Case Points Finger At Late Philadelphia CardinalsThe clergy abuse trial continued on Tuesday with another disturbing case of alleged abuse by a priest and failure to remove him from ministry for nearly a decade, until 2004, despite warnings he was a “powder keg."
Expert On Church Law Testifies In Priest Sex Abuse CaseWhen asked about evidence the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua ordered shredded a list of admitted and suspected predator priests, Father Doyle exploded, saying that is like obstructing justice, cubed.