Clergy Abuse Trial

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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

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Two More Set For Trial In Philly Clergy-Abuse Case

A Roman Catholic priest and a former Catholic school teacher are going on trial on charges they raped a former altar boy.

01/07/2013

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After A Day Off, Clergy Abuse Jury Deliberations Resume

Jury deliberations resumed Friday morning — the 13th day of deliberations in the clergy sexual abuse case.

06/22/2012

Clergy Abuse Jurors Return For 12th Day Of Deliberations

The jury in the clergy sexual abuse case will return today for a 12th day of deliberations, now one of the longest deliberations in recent Philadelphia criminal history.

06/20/2012

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No Verdict On Day 8 Of Philadelphia Priest-Abuse Talks

The jury in the clergy sexual abuse case was back at work for an 8th day on Thursday. As expected, the judge told the jury it can not re-hear days worth of testimony from of several key witnesses.

06/14/2012

Clergy Abuse Jury Returns For 8th Day Of Deliberations

The jury, which starts it’s 8th day of deliberations today after a day off yesterday, will return to court hoping to re-hear critical trial testimony, but they probably won’t get it.

06/14/2012

Clergy Abuse Jury Gets A Day Off

The jury in the clergy abuse case is not sitting today because of scheduling issues, but they’ll return to work tomorrow for an 8th day of deliberations and facing unanswered questions

06/13/2012

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Jury Deliberations Resume In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

Jury deliberations resumed Monday morning in the clergy sexual abuse case.

06/04/2012

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

Witness Testifies He Was Victim Of ‘Depraved And Sadistic Conduct’ At Hand Of Priest

The jury in the clergy abuse case hears evidence of what a grand jury called ‘depraved and sadistic conduct’ related to a Passion Play, depicting the events leading to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

05/08/2012

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

Prosecutors: Predator Priest Served For 30 Years Despite Abuse Allegations

Evidence from the church’s secret archives shows three boys came forward in 1977 and alleged abuse and misconduct by Father David Sicoli, then in his first assignment.

04/27/2012

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Defense In Priest Sex Abuse Case Points Finger At Late Philadelphia Cardinals

The 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.”

04/24/2012

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