... call for Lynn to remain in jail pending his Aug. 13 sentencing: a Chicago Tribune article reporting that since 1985, some 32 priests who were charged or under investigation in child-abuse cases fled the country. .... So what do priests do when
A Santa Clara County jury on Thursday is expected to return a verdict on whether a man who beat a priest who he said sexually abused him years ago is guilty or not of felony assault. If found guilty, William Lynch could face .... Meanwhile, State
Last week I asked readers if they would convict an abuse victim who years later beat up the priest who had raped him and his brother (ages then 7 and 4). The abuse wasn't disputed by the prosecutor (though the priest denied it), nor was the ...
The first U.S. church official convicted of endangering children in the priest-abuse scandal hopes for a sentence of house arrest or probation. ... Chaput did not attend the trial, but visited Lynn in prison this month. Copyright 2012 The ...
Monsignor William Lynn has been in prison since a jury found him guilty June 22 of felony child endangerment. Lynn oversaw clergy abuse complaints at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from 1992 to 2004. A judge has suggested that she ...
Lynn repeatedly admitted that he was responsible for the archdiocese's predator priests, the prosecutors wrote, referring "to himself as the cardinal's 'delgate' in matters having to do with sexual abuse." Lynn included