Alleged Clergy Sex Abuse Trial Scheduled To BeginA 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.
Clergy Sex Abuse Trial Part 2 Delayed IndefinitelyThe 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.
Sentencing Day For Monsignor William LynnProsecutors are asking that the maximum sentence be imposed on Monsignor William Lynn, who was convicted of felony child endangerment.
Father James Brennan To Be Retried In Priest Sex Abuse CaseThe 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.
Judge Denies House Arrest Request For Convicted MonsignorA 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.
Judge May Grant House Arrest To Convicted Monsignor LynnConvicted 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.
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.
Jury Decision In Philadelphia Child Sex Abuse CaseA decison has been reached in the child sex abuse case. An announcement is expected shortly after 2pm.
Jury Continues Deliberations In Historic Church Sex Abuse TrialThe jury in the clergy abuse case has worked quietly Tuesday. Deliberations continued through lunch and the panel had no additional questions.
Jury Deliberations Reach Third Day In Clergy Sex Abuse TrialThe jury in the clergy abuse case was expected to return for a third day of deliberations on Tuesday.
Jury Deliberations Resume In Clergy Sex Abuse TrialJury deliberations resumed Monday morning in the clergy sexual abuse case.
W. Va. Priest Will Testify At Trial of Philadelphia Priest Accused of Sex AbuseProsecutors 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.