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Monsignor William Lynn

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Msgr. Lynn’s Case Headed To Pa. Supreme Court

The Pennsylvania Supreme court has announced it will hear the case of Monsignor William Lynn, whose conviction on felony child endangerment was overturned on appeal.

05/08/2014

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

Monsignor Lynn Case Could Impact Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Legal experts predict the decision to overturn the conviction of Monsignor William Lynn will have major implications for the criminal case against three Penn State administrators connected to the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

12/29/2013

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Bail Hearing Set For Monsignor William Lynn After Reversal

A bail hearing has been set Monday for Monsignor William Lynn after his child-endangerment conviction was overturned.

12/27/2013

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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

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

Pennsylvania Appeals Court Hears Monsignor Lynn’s Endangerment Case

A Pennsylvania appeals court appears intrigued by arguments that a Roman Catholic church official was wrongly convicted for his handling of priest sex-abuse complaints.

09/17/2013

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Judge Defends Church Aide’s Trial, Conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge is defending her decisions in the trial of the first Catholic Church official in the United States to be charged and convicted in the cover-up of the priest abuse scandal. […]

04/24/2013

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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

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

Monsignor Lynn’s Bail Release Request Denied

The prosecution called a defense request for bail pending appeal for Monsignor William Lynn a waste of the court’s time.

08/06/2012

(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

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Analysis: Clergy Sex Abuse, Next Steps

By Special Contributor Larry Kane PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s been a week since Monsignor William Lynn was convicted of child endangerment charges. What’s next? Philadelphia’s Rocco Palma, a journalist whose web site Whispers in the […]

07/01/2012

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Philadelphia Archdiocese To Sell Large Jersey Shore Beach House

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is selling a 19-room beachfront property used by retired priests as it faces a $17 million budget deficit and millions in legal bills associated with a child sex abuse case.

06/28/2012

(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

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