PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Monsignor William Lynn was back before a Philadelphia judge on Monday. The former archdiocesan official is prepping for his retrial in two weeks.
Lynn and lawyers won’t comment because of a gag order.READ MORE: Southwest Philadelphia Block Renamed After Rev. Paul 'Earthquake' Moore
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Lynn was the first highest ranking church official convicted of covering up reports of clergy sex abuse.
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Lynn spent almost three years in jail on a three- to six-year sentence.