The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office announced Friday that they will not to retry a former Philadelphia priest accused of sexual assault.
For the second time in two years, a mistrial has been declared in the sexual assault trial of a suspended Philadelphia priest. He was accused of abusing a 10-year-old altar boy in 1997, in the rectory of a parish in the Bridesburg section.
In its second full day of deliberations, the jury in the case of a suspended Philadelphia priest has told the judge they are “at an impasse”. He’s accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old altar boy in 1997. The judge told them to continue talking it over.
A jury has heard opening statements in a sexual assault case against a Philadelphia priest, nearly a year after another jury was deadlocked after four days of deliberations, and a mistrial was declared.
A Roman Catholic priest has died in custody while appealing his child sexual abuse conviction.
A federal judge is reconsidering a lower magistrate’s order to release a Pennsylvania priest from jail and confine him to his home until his trial on charges that he traveled to Honduras for sex with poor street children during missionary trips.
A priest in Chester County is accused of possessing and distributing child pornography through a popular photo-sharing network.
The Trenton Diocese has suspended a priest after he was accused of having sexual contact with a teenage boy.
The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office says that Reverend Romannilo Apura, 67, was taken into custody on Thursday morning at his residence at St. Martha Parish in Pt. Pleasant, NJ.
According to officials, Lynn was fitted with an electronic monitor and released from Philadelphia County Prison on Friday afternoon.
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an exclusive into the life of Sean, just hours before District Attorney Seth Williams announced charges will be withdrawn against Brennan.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced charges have been dropped against former Philadelphia priest Robert Brennan.
District Attorney Seth Williams announced that the victim in the rape and assault case against Robert Brennan has died.
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.
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.