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Closing arguments Thursday in Pa. priest trial

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Published May 30, 2012 Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – In opening statements in March, a prosecutor called the alleged cover-up of child sexual assaults by priests a battle between right and wrong within the Philadelphia archdiocese. But hundreds of church documents … Continue reading

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Cross-Examination In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial

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CBS Philly 28 May 2012 by Pat Ciarrocchi PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Tuesday morning, 61 year old Monsignor William Lynn will be back on the witness stand at the Criminal Justice Center testifying in his own defense. Lynn, a priest for … Continue reading

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Senior U.S. priest defends response to child sex abuse complaint

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Reuters 24 May 2012 By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA | Thu May 24, 2012 5:28pm EDT Monsignor William Lynn returns to the courthouse after lunch recess during his second day on the witness stand for his sexual abuse trial in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Records of accused priests released; resignations sought

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delawareonline.com 1:31 PM, Feb. 15, 2012  | Written by BETH MILLER and SEAN O’SULLIVAN The News Journal Records of accused priests released; resignations …: The personnel records of more than a dozen priests and thousands of pages of court documents from … Continue reading

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Pa. archdiocese named ‘unindicted co-conspirator’

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Fox News Published January 23, 2012 Associated Press PHILADELPHIA –  Prosecutors on Monday accused the Archdiocese of Philadelphia of being an “unindicted co-conspirator” in a clergy sex abuse case and said the Roman Catholic Church fed predators a steady supply … Continue reading

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Prosecutors, lawyers spar in priest sex-abuse case

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philly.com 23 January 2012 By John P. Martin INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Alejandro A. Alvarez / Staff Photographer Edward V. Avery, seen here leaving the Criminal Justice Center on Oct. 7, is accused of molesting a Northeast Philadelphia altar boy in … Continue reading

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In unusual move, Pa. high court is asked to review charges against monsignor in sex-abuse case

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philly.com 13 January 2012 By John P. Martin Inquirer Staff Writer Associated Press Msgr. William J. Lynn, accused of enabling priests to molest altar boys. An unusual legal maneuver could delay a trial. Attorneys for the  Philadelphia  monsignor accused of enabling … Continue reading

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Teen OK with getting groped, priest testifies

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Ottawa Sun FIRST POSTED: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011 10:46 PM EST TINA PEPLINSKIE, QMI AGENCY A Roman Catholic priest on trial for his alleged sexual misconduct took the stand in his own defence Wednesday. Monsignor Robert Borne, 63, is being tried … Continue reading

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Plan by archdiocese to protect priests alleged in motion

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philly.com 29 October 2011 By John P. Martin Inquirer Staff Writer Prosecutors preparing to try a high-ranking Philadelphia prelate who allegedly enabled two priests to molest a boy say they should be allowed to tell jurors how he and church leaders … Continue reading

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Dad: Msgr. Brady groped my son

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Brooklyn Daily (brooklyndaily.com) 18 October 2011 By Thomas Tracy Steve Solomonson Msgr. Thomas Brady, the former pastor of Good Shepherd Church, was arrested on Oct. 14 for sexually abusing two teenage boys. The father of the 13-year-old boy who accused … Continue reading

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