Philadelphia Monsignor Convicted Of Endangering ChildA Philadelphia jury today convicted Msgr. William Lynn on one count of child endangerment. No verdicts were returned regarding a co-defendant in the case, Father James Brennan.
Philadelphia Jury Says It Is 'Hung' On Most Counts In Priest Sex Abuse TrialThe jury in the Philadelphia priest sex abuse case told the judge on the 12th day of deliberations that they are unable to reach a verdict on four of the five charges in this landmark case.
Jurors Still Weighing Fate of Accused Priests in Philadelphia Clergy Sex Abuse TrialMonsignor William Lynn is charged with endangering children while serving a secretary for clergy at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and Father James Brennan is charged with molesting a child.
Philly Priest-Abuse Jury Goes Home After 9th Day A Philadelphia jury has failed to reach a verdict after nine days of deliberations in a groundbreaking priest-abuse case.
Life Intrudes On Philadelphia Jury Weighing Priest Sex Abuse CaseThe jury won't deliberate this Friday. They’ll resume late on Monday, and won’t work next Wednesday or Friday if they have still not reached verdicts by then.
Philadelphia Jury Continues To Weigh Fate of Priests Charged In Sex CaseThe jury considering the Philadelphia clergy sexual abuse case posed more questions to the judge on Wednesday.
Clergy Abuse Jury Focusing On Key DocumentsThe jury has requested key documents, explanations of various legal terms and it has parsed the language of the legal charge, focusing on the significance of specific words.
Jurors in Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse Trial Ask Questions During DeliberationJurors sought clarification on the word "and" specific to legal issues. Attorneys for the defense and prosecution could not agree on a response.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse TrialAfter all-day closing arguments on Thursday and instructions from the judge on Friday morning, the jury in the landmark clergy child sex abuse case began deliberations.
Priest Abuse Jury Hears Closing Arguments TodayWith over two months of evidence behind them, jurors in the landmark clergy sexual abuse case are scheduled to hear closing arguments today.
Defense Rests In Clergy Abuse TrialThe defense has rested in the clergy sexual abuse case, and closing arguments are expected tomorrow.
Monsignor Says He's Sorry But Blameless For Teen's Abuse By Pedophile PriestMsgr. William Lynn maintains he was powerless to change the church's practices for dealing with predator priests. As he put it at one point, he was "not the cardinal archbishop of Philadelphia."
Philadelphia Monsignor Grilled on Witness Stand At Child Sex Abuse TrialProsecutor Patrick Blessington asserted again and again that Monsignor William Lynn has lied -- to victims, to parishioners, to nuns and priests, and to the police, all to protect predator priests and to avoid negative publicity and legal action.
Philadelphia Priest Takes Stand In His Own Defense At Child Sex Abuse TrialMonsignor William Lynn is charged with endangering minors by allowing priests accused of sexually abusing children to remain in ministry.
Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse Trial Moves To Defense PhaseThe prosecution has rested in the landmark clergy abuse case that has rocked the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.