Monsignor William Lynn
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.
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.
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. […]
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.
The prosecution called a defense request for bail pending appeal for Monsignor William Lynn a waste of the court’s time.
Prosecutors are asking that the maximum sentence be imposed on Monsignor William Lynn, who was convicted of felony child endangerment.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Advocates for the abused are praising the guilty verdicts in the trials of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, and Philadelphia archdiocesan official Monsignor William Lynn.
The jury in the priest sex abuse case sat through months of evidence and deliberated for nearly two weeks before reaching their landmark mixed verdict.
A decison has been reached in the child sex abuse case. An announcement is expected shortly after 2pm.