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  • Prosecutors file notice of appeal of ruling in abuse case

    Prosecutors file notice of appeal of ruling in abuse case

    • Mar 17, 2020

    Prosecutors have filed a notice of appeal of a western Pennsylvania judge’s ruling throwing out the conviction of a retired Catholic priest accused of having assaulted a boy almost two decades ago.

  • Monsignor in landmark church abuse case goes back on trial

    Monsignor in landmark church abuse case goes back on trial

    • Mar 16, 2020

    Nearly two decades after the Catholic priest-abuse scandal exploded in the U.S. in 2002, only one church official has ever gone to prison over it: Monsignor William Lynn, the longtime secretary for clergy in the Philadelphia archdiocese. After an appeals court found his sweeping 2012 trial flawed and his conviction was twice overturned, Lynn, 69, is set to be retried Monday on a single child endangerment count.

  • Judge throws out conviction of retired priest in abuse case

    Judge throws out conviction of retired priest in abuse case

    • Mar 10, 2020

    A judge in western Pennsylvania has thrown out the conviction of a retired Roman Catholic priest accused of having assaulted a boy almost two decades ago.

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