Msgr. William Lynn Begins Confinement at a Lawncrest Parish HouseLynn was greeted warmly by those friends and relatives before the hearing, which lasted just a few moments before Judge Teresa Sarmina, who reminded him that if he violated any condition of his release, back to prison he would go.
Philadelphia DA Irate That Archdiocese Posted Msgr. Lynn's BailThomas Bergstrom says his client could be out of prison as early as Thursday, or as late as sometime next week, as they coordinate Msgr. William Lynn's appearance before a Philadelphia judge.
Family of Priest Accuser Sues Philadelphia Archdiocese Over Young Man's DeathAttorneys for the family of 26-year-old Sean McIlmail insist it's not about the money, but the search for truth and justice for all victims of clergy sex abuse in the archdiocese.
New Book Traces Sad Recent History of Priest Sex Scandals It's a story we know all too well in Philadelphia, but Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Michael D'Antonio has put the whole Catholic priest sex scandal in one volume.
Long Prison Sentences For Priest, Teacher In Philadelphia Child Abuse ScandalDefense attorneys for both men immediately popped up in the courtroom to say they would appeal.
Philadelphia Priest, Former Lay Teacher Guilty Of Most Counts In Sex Abuse TrialThe verdict is guilty for a 66-year-old priest and a 49-year-old former Catholic school lay teacher in the sexual molestation of a then 10-year-old altar boy at St. Jerome’s Parish back in 1998 and 1999.
Philadelphia Priest and Lay Teacher Convicted on Most Counts in Child Sex Abuse TrialThe verdict is guilty for a 66-year-old priest and a 49-year-old former Catholic school lay teacher in the sexual molestation of a then 10-year-old altar boy at St. Jerome's Parish back in 1998 and 1999.
Prosecution Rests Its Child Abuse Case Against Philadelphia Priest, TeacherFather Charles Engelhardt and former lay teacher Bernard Shero have pleaded not guilty to charges they sexually assaualted the same boy in 1999 and 2000.