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(Msgr. William Lynn, with his attorneys, in 2012 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 2012 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 2012 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

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