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Lawyer: PA Church Shouldn’t Cancel Settlement Talks

A lawyer representing 33 alleged victims of clergy sex abuse in central Pennsylvania is urging the Roman Catholic church not to pull out of planned mediation.

04/27/2014

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Pa. Court Reverses Monsignor William Lynn’s Conviction

An appeals court has dismissed the criminal case against the high-ranking church official in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

12/26/2013

(Father Robert Brennan with his late accuser, Sean McIlmail, in family photo. Photo provided.)

Family Files Suit In Clergy Sex Abuse Case

The family of a Willow Grove man, who died of an accidental drug overdose a month ago after cooperating with authorities in a clergy sex abuse case, has filed a lawsuit against the Philadelphia Archdiocese and the man’s alleged abuser.

11/14/2013

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2012 Year In Review: Death Of Philadelphia Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua

Retired Philadelphia Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, who figured prominently in two grand jury reports exposing clergy sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, died at the end of January.

12/30/2012

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Sex Abuse Victim To Sue 2 Bishops With Philadelphia Ties

With the second clergy sex abuse trial in Philadelphia set to begin in early September, lawyers for the abuse victim in that case are preparing civil litigation.

08/24/2012

(Msgr. William Lynn, with his attorneys, in file photo.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Sentencing Day For Monsignor William Lynn

Prosecutors are asking that the maximum sentence be imposed on Monsignor William Lynn, who was convicted of felony child endangerment.

07/24/2012

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New Pennsylvania Law Allows Expert Testimony In Sex Abuse Cases

A new law in Pennsylvania will allow experts to testify at trial about the impact of sex abuse.

07/05/2012

(Msgr. William Lynn leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia in March 2012.  Credit: Stan Honda/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Monsignor Lynn’s 2004 Testimony Before Grand Jury Presented In Court

With the prosecution winding down in the clergy abuse case, a last segment of testimony by defendant William Lynn before a grand jury back in 2004 was presented Wednesday.

05/16/2012

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