Monsignor William Lynn
When Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed his conviction, Judge Teresa Sarmina, who heard the 13-week trial, released him on bail in early 2014.
A Philadelphia judge will decide Monsignor William Lynn’s fate.
In a stunning reversal, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court is upholding the 2012 conviction of Monsignor William Lynn, the first Roman Catholic official sent to prison over his handling of priest abuse complaints.
Monsignor William Lynn had become a household name, not only in Philadelphia, but around the nation.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in Harrisburg from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office as it seeks the re-instatement of the child-endangerment conviction of Monsignor William Lynn.
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.
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.
A bail hearing has been set Monday for Monsignor William Lynn after his child-endangerment conviction was overturned.
An appeals court has dismissed the criminal case against the high-ranking church official in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
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.