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Monsignor William Lynn Released From Philadelphia County Prison, Chaput Defends Posting Bail

According to officials, Lynn was fitted with an electronic monitor and released from Philadelphia County Prison on Friday afternoon.

01/03/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Eyewitness News Speaks With Family Of Alleged Sex Abuse Victim About His Legacy

Nearly two weeks ago, the main accuser against Father Robert Brennan died from an apparent overdose. His family gives CBS 3 Eyewitness an exclusive into the life of Sean, just hours before District Attorney Seth Williams announced charges will be withdrawn against Brennan.

10/23/2013

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Philly D.A.: Charges To Be Withdrawn Against Former Priest Robert Brennan

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced charges have been dropped against former Philadelphia priest Robert Brennan.

10/23/2013

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Philly D.A.: Alleged Victim In Rape Case Against Former Priest Dies

District Attorney Seth Williams announced that the victim in the rape and assault case against Robert Brennan has died.

10/17/2013

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Pa. Priest Suspended, Facing Sex Assault Charges

A northeastern Pennsylvania priest is facing charges after police say he was caught having sex with a 15-year-old boy in a parked car.

09/20/2013

New Jersey Ex-Priest Jailed After Working With Kids

A judge has ordered a New Jersey priest held while a grand jury considers whether he violated a legal agreement to stay away from children.

05/21/2013

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Archbishop Chaput Ordains 3 To The Priesthood For Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

Archbishop Charles Chaput ordained three new priests at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Saturday morning.

05/18/2013

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‘Militant’ Priest Says New Pope Is Right Man At Right Time

Pope Francis is getting high marks from the author of a new book who asserts there’s a supernatural battle going on for the souls of humanity.

04/14/2013

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Police Searching For Suspect Who Attacked, Robbed Priest In Center City

Philadelphia police are trying to find a suspect who they say attacked and robbed a priest in Center City Wednesday afternoon.

12/20/2012

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Philadelphia Priest Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse Reinstated

The diocese said Monday that Archbishop Charles Chaput decided the Rev. Joseph DiGregorio is suitable for ministry.

10/15/2012

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Catholic Church Suspends Philadelphia Priest

A Roman Catholic priest in Philadelphia who was previously cleared of inappropriate conduct has been suspended due to new allegations of sexual abuse, church officials said Monday.

09/17/2012

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Priest Accused Of Abuse At Philadelphia Church Surrenders To Authorities

A priest accused of sexual abuse at a Philadelphia church has surrendered to authorities.

07/27/2012

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New Jersey Priest Sex-Abuse Case Settled For Just Over $1M

The Diocese of Trenton and lawyers for five men who were abused by a New Jersey priest in the 1970s and 1980s say they have reached a seven-figure settlement.

08/16/2011

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Delaware Priest Accused Of Stealing $300K From Parishioner

A New Castle County grand jury has indicted a priest in the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington on charges of stealing more than $300,000 from a parishioner.

08/03/2011

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Philadelphia Church Official, Priests Fight Abuse Case

A court hearing in Philadelphia next month could determine if criminal charges will stick over the novel indictment of a Roman Catholic church official charged with conspiracy and child-endangerment for his handling of priest transfers.

06/11/2011

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