Clergy Abuse Case

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Alleged Victim Offers Testimony As Philadelphia Clergy Abuse Trial Begins

There’s emotional, tearful testimony as a 26-year-old man tells a Philadelphia jury he was sexually assaulted by a parish priest when he was a 10-year-old altar boy at St. John Cantius in Bridesburg in 1997.

02/27/2014

(Msgr. William Lynn, on his way into court with his attorney last April.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Jury Deliberations Begin In Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse Trial

After 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.

06/01/2012

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Closing Arguments Underway In Clergy Sexual Abuse Case

Closing 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.

05/31/2012

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Lawyers For Priest And Accuser Continue Verbal Jousting In Clergy Abuse Trial

It was a second day of bickering on Thursday between a star witness in the clergy abuse trial in Philadelphia and the defense lawyer for the Reverend James Brennan.

04/05/2012

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Alleged Victim Expected To Testify Against Accused Priest In Clergy Abuse Case

A man who claims he was sexually assaulted by defendant Father James Brennan in 1996 was scheduled to testify on Wednesday.

04/04/2012

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