Monsignor William Lynn

(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

Abuse Advocates Pleased With Sandusky And Lynn Verdicts

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.

06/23/2012

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Jurors Speak Out About Verdict In Priest Sex Abuse Case

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.

06/22/2012

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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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No Verdict From Philadelphia Priest-Abuse Jury

A Philadelphia jury is set to return for a 12th day of deliberations Wednesday in a novel clergy-abuse case, but there’s been no word the panel is at a stalemate.

06/19/2012

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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

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Jury Deliberations Resume In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

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

06/04/2012

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

Jury Deliberations Begin In Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse Trial

After all-day closing arguments on Thursday and instructions from the judge on Friday morning, the jury in the landmark clergy child sex abuse case began deliberations.

06/01/2012

Monsignor Lynn

Closing Arguments Underway In Clergy Sexual Abuse Case

Closing arguments got underway on Thursday in the landmark clergy sexual abuse case with Monsignor William Lynn charged with endangering children by allowing dangerous priests to remain in ministry.

05/31/2012

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

Msgr. Lynn Takes Witness Stand For Third Day

Monsignor William Lynn, charged with endangering children by protecting suspected predator priests, is expected back on the witness stand for a third day, today, when the clergy sexual abuse case continues.

05/29/2012

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Monsignor Lynn Set For Third Day Of Cross-Examination In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

Tuesday morning, 61 year old Monsignor William Lynn will be back on the witness stand at the Criminal Justice Center testifying in his own defense.

05/28/2012

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In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial, Monsignor William Lynn Returns To The Stand

Lynn’s defending himself against charges that he endangered children, while in his role as Secretary of the Clergy from 1992 to 2004 — while working for the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.

05/27/2012

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

Msgr. Lynn On Bevilacqua’s Policy: Only Diagnosed Pedophiles Were Removed

In the clergy child sexual abuse case, Monsignor William Lynn blames the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua for allowing predator priests to remain in ministry.

05/25/2012

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