Priest Sex Abuse Trial

(Father Andrew McCormick, in file photo provided by Phila. DA)

Prosecutor Vows Retrial After Phila. Priest Sex Abuse Jury Deadlocks

The judge has imposed a gag order, so the attorneys, defendant Father Andrew McCormick, the alleged victim, and all other witnesses in the case are prohibited from commenting.


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Phila. Priest Cross-Examined at His Sex Abuse Trial

Father Andrew McCormick took the witness stand to say he never sexually molested a former altar boy who is now 26 years old. A prosecutor recounted reprimands the priest had received over improper conduct.


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Former Phila. Altar Boys Discount Accusation of Sex Abuse by Priest

The defense is presenting testimony from several men who served as altar boys and knew Father McCormick, beginning in the mid-1980s.


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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. […]


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Attorney: Victim In Priest Sex Abuse Case ‘Relieved’

The victim, now 24, testified in painful detail to the attacks when he was just 10 and 11-years-old.


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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.


Stigall Show Log 6.21.12

Chris speaks with CBS 3’s Ben Simoneau from the Jerry Sandusky Trial and Pat Ciarrocchi on the jury deliberations regarding the Catholic sex abuse trial, and Congressman Pat Meehan about the House’s Oversight Committee’s vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in the Fast and Furious case.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/21/2012

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Day 4 Of Jury Deliberations In Priest Sex Abuse Trial Ends Without Verdict

Jurors are set to return Thursday after asking many questions this week.


Monsignor William Lynn

Jury Deliberations Resume In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

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


(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.


(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.


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Philadelphia Priest Takes Stand In His Own Defense At Child Sex Abuse Trial

Monsignor William Lynn is charged with endangering minors by allowing priests accused of sexually abusing children to remain in ministry.


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Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse Trial Moves To Defense Phase

The prosecution has rested in the landmark clergy abuse case that has rocked the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.


(The late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.)

Key Witness Says Philadelphia Clergy Lied To Hide List of Predator Priests

A longtime lawyer for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia says the late Roman Catholic cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua and his top aides lied about shredding a key piece of evidence in the clergy-abuse scandal.


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

Witnesses Testify Priests Remained In Ministry Despite Reports Of Abuse

The jury in the clergy abuse case has heard detailed testimony from a witness and a prosecution investigator.