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Father James Brennan

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Alleged Clergy Sex Abuse Trial Scheduled To Begin

A priest and a former lay teacher at St. Jerome’s Parish in Northeast Philadelphia are scheduled to go to trial today on sexual assault charges.

01/14/2013

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Clergy Sex Abuse Trial Part 2 Delayed Indefinitely

The trial of two men, a priest and a lay teacher has been delayed indefinitely, because one of the defense attorneys suffered a death in the family and will be unavailable for several days.

09/04/2012

(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

Defense lawyer William J. Brennan with his client, Father James Brennan (no relation). (credit: Steve Tawa)

Father James Brennan To Be Retried In Priest Sex Abuse Case

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office announced on Monday that it will retry the Reverend James Brennan, after a jury was deadlocked in June on his portion of the priest sex-abuse case.

07/23/2012

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

Judge Denies House Arrest Request For Convicted Monsignor

A judge has ruled a Philadelphia Monsignor convicted of child endangerment must stay behind bars. When sentenced later this month, he faces 3 1/2 to seven years in prison.

07/05/2012

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

Judge May Grant House Arrest To Convicted Monsignor Lynn

Convicted clergyman Monsignor William Lynn will remain behind bars for now, but the trial judge is considering a defense house arrest request after she revoked bail with Lynn’s conviction last week on a child endangerment charge.

06/26/2012

(File photo of Msgr. William Lynn, with his attorney. Credit: Steve Tawa)

Lawyers For Convicted Priest Seek House Arrest

Lawyers for Philadelphia Monsignor William Lynn, the first Roman Catholic cleric in the United States to be convicted of child endangerment for his role in the clergy abuse scandal, will be in court Tuesday morning seeking to free him from prison.

06/25/2012

Monsignor Lynn

Jury Decision In Philadelphia Child Sex Abuse Case

A decison has been reached in the child sex abuse case. An announcement is expected shortly after 2pm.

06/22/2012

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Jury Continues Deliberations In Historic Church Sex Abuse Trial

The jury in the clergy abuse case has worked quietly Tuesday. Deliberations continued through lunch and the panel had no additional questions.

06/05/2012

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Jury Deliberations Reach Third Day In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

The jury in the clergy abuse case was expected to return for a third day of deliberations on Tuesday.

06/05/2012

Monsignor William Lynn

Jury Deliberations Resume In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

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

06/04/2012

(File photo:  Bishop Michael Bransfield, left, congratulates Rev. Kevin Quirk on Quirk's being named a monsignor in 2009.  Credit: Colleen Rowan, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston.)

W. Va. Priest Will Testify At Trial of Philadelphia Priest Accused of Sex Abuse

Prosecutors in the case against Father James Brennan want Monsignor Kevin Quirk as a witness against Brennan, who is charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy in 1996, but had suggested that Quirk’s appearance was being obstructed.

04/20/2012

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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

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

Jury Selection Begins Today In Priest Child Sex Abuse Case

Jury selection begins today in the alleged clergy abuse trial of Monsignor William Lynn, Father James Brennan and former priest Edward Avery, who was defrocked.

02/21/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.18.11

Chris discussed the President’s reaction to Japan and Libya, why and extreme exposure to radiation may be good for you and reviewed his NCAA Tournament bracket. Steve Cordasco was in studio for Finance Friday. Have a great weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/18/2011

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